Glasgow & West Scotland

Man arrested over OAP stabbing

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Image caption The victim was attacked in his own home on Wednesday afternoon

A man has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of an 81-year-old man in Larkhall.

The victim was found with stab wounds in his home in the South Lanarkshire town's Castleview on Wednesday afternoon.

He was taken to Wishaw General Hospital, where his condition was said to be stable.

Police said a 47-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the incident.

He is expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Friday.

Officers had said the victim was subjected to a "brutal attack" in his own home.