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Two men injured in serious assault in Glasgow city centre

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Image caption The men were attacked in Hope Street, near its junction with Waterloo Street

Two men have been injured in what police described as a serious assault in Glasgow city centre.

The men aged 33 and 43 were walking in Hope Street, near Waterloo Street, at 23:25 on Friday when they were approached by a group of men.

They were attacked by the gang before being pushed to the ground.

The 33-year-old man was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he was treated for a head injury. The 43-year-old man received minor injuries.

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Det Sgt Colin MacRitchie said: "Inquiries are continuing into this incident and officers are studying CCTV images to gather more information on the men responsible for this attack.

"We believe that the suspects had been in one of the pubs in Hope Street between Argyle Street and Waterloo Street."

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