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