Teenage girl left with serious injuries after mass street brawl

The 16-year-old was taken to hospital after a fight broke out in East Kilbride on Sunday night.

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Ambulance: Teenage girl injured in disturbance.

A teenage girl has been left seriously injured after around 15 people were involved in a mass street brawl in South Lanarkshire.

Police were called to the disturbance that broke out on Haldane Place, East Kilbride, at around 8pm on Sunday.

Emergency services were also in attendance and the injured 16-year-old was taken to hospital for treatment.

Her injuries have been described by medical staff as serious.

Investigating officers from Police Scotland’s CID unit are now appealing for witnesses as they look to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

Detective constable, Shemain Murphy said: “We are appealing to members of the public who may be able to assist with our enquiries into this disturbance. 

“A 16-year-old has sustained serious injuries and we believe between 13 and 16 people were involved. 

“I would ask if you were in the area at the time or witnessed this incident that you come forward and speak to police.”