'Vicious' attack on 16-year-old

A "vicious" attack on a 16-year-old boy in Glasgow is being treated as attempted murder, police have said.

The teenager was found seriously injured in Prince Edward Street, in the Govanhill area, at about 00:40 after what police called a "disturbance".

The injured 16-year-old was taken to the Victoria Infirmary where his condition was said to be "serious".

Det Insp Ian Hylands said: "Inquiries are on-going to establish what happened prior to the man being discovered."

He added: "Officers are carrying out door-to-door inquiries in the nearby neighbourhood and examining CCTV footage in an effort to trace those responsible for this vicious attack."

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