Police probe after man suffers life-threatening injuries in murder bid

The 39-year-old victim sustained significant injuries to his arms, legs and face.

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Police: An investigation is under way into the attempted murder.

Detectives have launched an attempted murder investigation after a man suffered life-threatening injuries in an attack in Glasgow.

The 39-year-old victim sustained significant injuries to his arms, legs and face, which police said will require “substantial treatment”.

A 41-year-old man was also assaulted and suffered a minor injury.

The incident happened within a property in Blochairn Place at around 10pm on Wednesday, January 5.

Both men were taken to the city’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Detective sergeant Stephen Palmer said: “We are treating the injuries to the 39-year-old man as attempted murder.

“He sustained significant injuries to his arms, legs and face which will require substantial treatment.

“I am asking anyone who was in the area at the time who saw anything or has dashcam footage that can assist with our investigation to get in touch.

“In particular, we are keen to get more information about a car at the scene that moved off at speed in the direction of Royston Road.”

If you have any information, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.