Teenager injured after being deliberately hit by van

Police are keen to speak to two women in tracksuits who helped the teen after he was struck down.

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A teenager required hospital treatment after he was hit by a van driven at him deliberately.

The 19-year-old was on Altyre Street at its junction with Tollcross Road in Glasgow when he was struck by a small white Transit-type van at around 11.55pm on Monday.

He was helped by two women who police want to speak to.

He was taken by ambulance to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he was treated for minor injuries and has since been discharged.

Police have appealed for the two women who helped the man after the incident to come forward. They were both wearing tracksuits, one beige and one pink.

Detective Constable Claire Cunningham, of Shettleston CID, said: “Thankfully, the man was not seriously injured.

“At this point, inquiries are ongoing to establish why this happened but from our inquiries we know that the van purposely struck the man before driving off towards Tollcross Road.

“We are keen to hear from two women, one dressed in a beige tracksuit and the other in a pink tracksuit, who went to the aid of the man and who we believe may have information that will assist our inquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ,quoting reference number 3868 of Monday, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.

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