Man stabbed after altercation with group

23 July 2018, 07:11

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A man has been stabbed after getting into an altercation with a group of other men in South Lanarkshire.

At around 5.25pm on Saturday, the 40 year-old was seriously assaulted in Eider Ave, East Kilbride.

He was taken by ambulance to Hairmyres Hospital where he was treated for stab wounds, then later released.

Detective Constable Alan Hamilton has appealed for any information.

He said: "At this time we are working to gather more information on the circumstances surrounding this incident and the men responsible.

"We believe that this was a targeted attack, and officers are carrying out further enquiries in the local area and studying CCTV footage as part of this investigation."