Glasgow & West Scotland

Man seriously injured in Saracen Street attack

A man has been seriously injured after being set upon by a group of young men in Glasgow.

Police said the 36-year-old had left a pub on Saracen Street, Possilpark, and was walking down the street when he became involved in an altercation.

The man was struck on the head during the incident, which took place at about 21:20 on Friday.

He was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary after the attack and has now been released following treatment.

Detectives said up to four men involved in the attack were part of a larger group on Saracen Street. They were of average height and build and wearing tracksuits.

Det Con Alan McIntosh said: "A man has been left with a very serious head injury as a result of this attack and inquiries are at an early stage to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.

"I would like to speak to anyone with information about this incident. Saracen Street was busy at this time and I am confident that people in the community will have seen or heard a disturbance."

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