Man rushed to hospital after headbutt at city centre taxi rank

Police are appealing for any witnesses after the incident in Glasgow City Centre on Sunday morning.

Man taken to hospital in Glasgow after headbutt attack at city centre taxi rank © Google Maps 2024

A probe has been launched after a man was taken to hospital following an assault at a taxi rank in Glasgow City Centre.

The 51-year-old suffered a serious facial injury after being being headbutted at Buchanan Bus Station near Killermont Street, at around 12.15am on Sunday.

Emergency services attended and he was taken to hospital for treatment.

The suspect, who was last seen running from the transport hub, was described as white, between 25 and 35-years-old, of slim build, with short dark hair, receding on top and shaved at sides, and a short beard.

He was wearing a blue jumper with white detailing around wrists and neck, dark blue jeans and white trainers.

Police are now appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward in relation to the incident.

Detective constable Matthew McCann said: “A man has sustained a serious injury and it is imperative we trace whoever is responsible.

“Our enquiries have so far revealed the suspect had been arguing with several members of the public at the taxi rank prior to the assault.

“I would urge anyone who was within Buchanan Bus Station at the time of the incident to contact police.

“Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 0069 of Sunday, August 21.

“Alternatively Crimestoppers can be called on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

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