Teenager Stabbed In Street Fight
13 March 2016, 14:31
A teenager is in hospital with stab wounds following a major street fight in Glasgow.
The 19-year-old was found slumped on a bench in a play park in Templeton Street, Calton, after the "large scale disturbance'' in a nearby residential area involving men and at least one woman at around 4.45pm on Saturday March 12.
He was taken by ambulance to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he is detained for treatment. Hospital staff describe his condition as stable.
Detective Sergeant Andrea Templeton, of London Road CID, said: "The injured man had been found by members of the public slumped on a bench opposite the play park in Templeton Street. It would appear he had been stabbed during the fight.
"We had a number of calls from the public regarding this fight which we know involved men and at least one woman. It happened in a residential area near a main road in the middle of the afternoon when there would have been plenty people and vehicles about.
"Door to door checks are being carried out and officers are also checking CCTV, however, I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident, who has not already come forward, to contact police via 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where they can give information in confidence if they wish.''