Glasgow & West Scotland

Man left with serious facial injuries after Gorbals attack

Norfolk Street Image copyright Google
Image caption The attack happened on Norfolk Street, near the junction with Bridge Street

A 24-year-old man has been treated for serious facial injuries after being attacked by two men with weapons.

The assault happened as the victim was walking along Norfolk Street, near Bridge Street, in the Gorbals area of Glasgow at about 16:10 on Thursday.

After the attack, the men ran along Norfolk Street and were last seen at the back of Glasgow Sheriff Court.

They were both described as being about 21 and wearing dark clothes, One had dark hair and the other fair hair.

The victim was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment to serious facial injuries. Hospital staff have described his condition as stable.

Det Sgt Martin Smith, of Police Scotland, said: "A young man has been left with serious facial injuries as a result of this attack and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed what happened to come forward.

"I would also like to speak to anyone who may have seen two men matching the above description on Norfolk Street, or near to the rear of Glasgow Sheriff Court."

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