Teenage girls taken to hospital after Kelvingrove Park attack

Two girls, aged 17 and 18, were taken to hospital following the assault at Kelvingrove Park on Monday night.

Appeal after two teenage girls taken to hospital following assault at Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow iStock

A witness appeal has been launched after two teenage girls were taken to hospital following an assault at a park in the west end of Glasgow.

Emergency services were called after the girls, aged 17 and 18, were assaulted by a group of youths at Kelvingrove Park at around 9pm on Monday.

The girls were taken to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment following the incident, where one of them was described as having serious injuries.

Police have now appealed for any witnesses to come forward as enquiries into the incident continue.

Detective inspector Kenny McDonald, of Glasgow North West CID, said: “One of the victims has sustained serious injuries as a result of this unprovoked incident, and I would appeal to anyone who has any information to please get in touch.

“The area where the victims were assaulted is typically busy with members of the public.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident, who may have witnessed the assault, or seen any of the people involved.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101, quoting incident number 3511 of April 4. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”