Police probe after man seriously injured in city centre attack

An investigation has been launched into an attack on Garnet Street in Glasgow on Tuesday morning.

Police probe after man taken to hospital following attack on Garnet Street, near Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow iStock

Police have issued an appeal after a man was assaulted in Glasgow city centre.

The incident took place on Garnet Street, near Sauchiehall Street, on Tuesday between 1.55am and 2.15am.

A 20-year-old man was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment to serious injuries after being assaulted by two men.

Police are now looking to trace the men responsible for the attack.

The first man is described as being white, about 5ft 10 with short dark hair, and was wearing a blue North Face jacket with black shoulder pads, black trousers and spoke with a Glasgow accent.

The second suspect is described as being white, around 6ft, with dirty blond hair, a beard cut short at the sides and long in the middle, and was wearing dark clothing.

Detective constable Larissa Cooper said: “This assault was entirely unprovoked and we are working to identify the other two men involved.

“If you have were in the area and saw or heard the incident, or have any other information please come forward.

“You can pass on information by calling police on 101, quoting reference 0226 of April 12, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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