Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A vi­o­lent thug is fac­ing jail after he at­tacked a man in Cam­bus­lang Main Street after leav­ing the job cen­tre.

Mark Grant (21) chased James Hughes along the Main Street and punched him while hold­ing a set of keys.

Mr Hughes was on the ground be­tween parked cars on the busy road when an off-duty po­lice of­fi­cer came to his aid.

He went to hos­pi­tal where he had a cut on his lower back and a grazes on his head and body.

Grant - who is cur­rently in the young of­fend­ers’ in­sti­tute in Pol­mont - pled guilty at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court to as­sault­ing Mr Hughes on July 30, this year to his in­jury.

A not guilty plea to the charge was en­tered on be­half of Gary Camp­bell by

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