Teen stabbed in Glasgow attempted murder

20 July 2017, 15:46

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A teenager is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed in an incident being treated as attempted murder.

The 18-year-old was assaulted in an "unprovoked attack'' in Dale Street in the Bridgeton area of Glasgow between 9pm and 9.30pm on Tuesday.

He was taken by ambulance to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he is currently being treated for a stab wound.

Hospital staff describe his condition as stable.

Police are appealing for information about the incident, which happened near the Bridgeton Community Centre.

Detective Constable Gemma Lawrie said: "This would appear to be a totally unprovoked attack which has left this young man with a very serious injury.

"We know that there were quite a few people in the vicinity around the time the assault took place and I urge these people to contact police immediately.

"I especially would like to speak to a man who contacted police regarding the incident, however didn't leave his contact details.''

The suspect is described as white, aged between 18 and 20, around 5ft 8in to 5ft 9in with short dark hair.

He was wearing a burgundy coloured polo shirt, white knee length shorts and Air Max training shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Shettleston Police Station via 101 quoting incident number 4339 of 18 July.

Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.