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Man seriously ill after street stabbing in Wishaw

A man has been treated for stab wounds after he was was involved in a fight with another man in Wishaw.

The incident happened at about 16:00 on Monday after the pair got out of a taxi on Manse Road in the Newmains area.

A 28-year-old man was taken to Wishaw General Hospital where his condition was described as serious but stable.

The other man, who is thought to have made off towards Westwood Road, is described as in his late 20s, 5ft 10in, with shaved hair and dark clothing.

Police Scotland has appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

Det Cons Gary Lipscombe said: "This altercation took place in the middle of a busy main road and will have been witnessed by motorists and passers-by.

"I would ask anyone who saw what happened, or who perhaps has dashcam footage, to please come forward."

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