Hunt for four people after attack leaves man with serious injuries

A 44-year-old man was taken to hospital in Glasgow following the incident.

Hunt for four people after attack in East Kilbride leaves man with serious injuries Getty Images

Police are appealing to trace four people after a man was seriously assaulted in East Kilbride.

The incident took place at around 12.55pm on Tuesday, March 5 in the High Common Road area when a 44-year-old man was assaulted in the street.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow to be treated for serious injuries.

Police said enquiries have established three men and a woman were seen at the scene around the time of the incident.

The first man is described as of slim build, average height, wearing a grey hooded top, black jogging bottoms and dark trainers.

The second man had an average build and was average height, wearing a black long-sleeved top with a white stripe across the shoulders, black bottoms and black and white trainers.

The third man is described as slim build and average height, wearing a grey t-shirt with a black panel across the chest and sleeves.

The woman is described as slim built and average height, with blonde hair in a ponytail, wearing a blue/grey sports bra and leggings, and white trainers and may have had a tattoo on her right arm.

Detective constable Karen Hay said: “This incident is being treated as a serious assault and we are keen to speak to anyone with information that could assist with our ongoing enquiries to establish what happened.

“The road was also busy at the time of the incident any vehicles with dashcam footage are urged to make contact with police.

“If you were in the area and can help with our investigation or saw what happened then please get in touch.”

Anyone who can help is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1459 of Tuesday, March 5, 2024, or make a call anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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