Man seriously injured in murder attempt on cycle path

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attempted murder in the west of Glasgow.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in Glasgow. Police Scotland
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in Glasgow.

A 28-year-old man is in hospital with serious injuries after an attempted murder on a cycle path in Glasgow.

The man was attacked on the path in Whiteinch, in the west of the city, at around 1.50pm on Wednesday.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and is in a stable condition.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened near Curle Street and the Jordan Street Bridge.

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Officers would like to speak to anyone on the path at the time, including two cyclists, believed to be father and son.

They also want to identify a man seen in the area who is believed to be white, aged around 27 to 30, 5ft 10in, of slim build and with short dark hair and was wearing a white, long-sleeved top.

Detective Inspector Craig Warren said: “Inquiries are at an early stage and we are keeping an open mind about the motive and whether this attack, which we are treating as an attempted murder, was targeted at the victim.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed this incident.

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“We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who was using the cycle path around the time of the attack.”

Officers ask anyone with information to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 1865 of May 20, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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