Glasgow & West Scotland

Three men sought over Glasgow street stabbing

Dover Street, Glasgow Image copyright Google
Image caption The victim was attacked in Dover Street in Glasgow

A 21-year-old man has been left with facial injuries after being stabbed in an attack by three men in Glasgow.

The victim was set upon as he walked along Dover Street, just off Argyle Street, at about 21:15 on Saturday.

The men ran off towards Argyle Street and may have got into a parked car. The victim required hospital treatment.

Police said the suspects were Asian men in their mid 20s. The victim was white. There force said there was no evidence the attack was racially motivated.

'Vicious attack'

Det Con Graham Morrison said: "This would appear to be a totally unprovoked attack which has resulted in a young man sustaining serious facial injuries.

"We are carrying out door-to-door inquiries and viewing CCTV in an attempt to identify the men responsible for this vicious attack.

"In the meantime I urge anyone who either witnessed the incident or anyone who remembers seeing the three Asian men hanging around the area either prior to 2115 hrs on Saturday or running off afterwards to contact police immediately."

One of the suspects is described as Asian, in his mid 20s, about 5ft 6in tall, of slim build, with short dark hair and facial stubble.

He was wearing a baseball jersey, which was grey on the torso with black sleeves and buttons down the middle.

The second suspect is described as Asian, in his mid 20s, about 6ft tall, with short black hair and clean shaven. He was wearing a red jumper or jacket.

The third man is described as Asian, in his mid 20s, 5ft 10in tall, with receding short black hair. He was wearing a cream long sleeved T-shirt.

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