Man stabbed by gang in Hamilton

17 June 2019, 15:07

Police Scotland

A man's been stabbed in Hamilton.

Around 6pm last night, Sunday 16th June, the 27-year-old was walking in Burnbank when he was attacked by four people.

Emergency services attended and the man was taken to Hairmyres Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Officers are currently working to obtain descriptions of the four suspects, two women and two men who were all between 25 and 35 years of age.

Detective Constable Chris McLaughlin, Cambuslang CID, said:

"Violence in our communities is absolutely unacceptable and we will do everything we can to trace those responsible for this.

"We are currently going through CCTV in the area and have been speaking to those who were in the area, however we would appeal for anyone who has any information to get in touch with us.

"There are a number of flats overlooking the Burnbank Centre and therefore somebody must have seen something, we urge you to get in contact."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police via 101, quoting incident number 3333 OF Sunday 16 June 2019. Alternatively you can contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 11 where information can be given in confidence.