A man is fighting for his life after an alleged street attack in South Lanarkshire.
Emergency services were called to Farmeloan Road in Rutherglen shortly after midnight on Thursday after a man was found seriously injured.
The 51-year-old was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where his condition is described as critical.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the alleged serious assault.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police were called around 12.05am on Thursday October 21 2021, following a report a man had been seriously assaulted in Farmeloan Road, Rutherglen.
“Emergency services attended and a 51-year-old man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, where medical staff describe his condition as critical.
“An 18-year-old man has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing.”