Cyclist in hospital with serious leg injury following assault

The 20-year-old was cycling through Glasgow on Friday when he was attacked by a man.

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A cyclist has suffered a serious leg injury after he was attacked while riding his bike in Glasgow.

The 20-year-old victim was riding on Sauchiehall Street near the junction of Cambridge Street on Friday evening when he was approached by another man and assaulted.

He suffered a significant injury to his leg that required treatment at hospital.

Police Scotland are now appealing for any witnesses to the attack, or who may have filmed the incident at approximately 8.20pm on Friday evening.

Detective Constable Paul Campbell said: “I would urge anyone who may have seen what happened before and after this incident to get in touch.

“In particular I am keen to speak to anyone who may have taken footage or photographs of the incident on a mobile phone or who may have dash-cam or private CCTV footage from the area around that time.

“Anyone who can help is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 3612 of Friday, 15 October, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”