At­tack probe

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Two men were se­ri­ously as­saulted af­ter be­ing at­tacked by a group in broad day­light.

Cops are prob­ing the in­ci­dent which took place in Ruther­glen on Satur­day af­ter­noon near a bus stop on Glas­gow Road.

Two men were hos­pi­talised af­ter be­ing vis­cously at­tacked by a group of young men in broad day­light in Ruther­glen.

At around 2.15pm on Satur­day, the vic­tims aged 30 and 32 were at­tacked by a group of men aged be­tween 17 and 25 years old on the road near to the bus stop across from two pubs on Glas­gow Road.

The two men were taken by am­bu­lance, ini­tially to the Queen El­iz­a­beth Univer­sity Hos­pi­tal, but were later trans­ferred to Glas­gow Royal Hos­pi­tal where they both re­ceived treat­ment for in­juries to their head and body be­fore be­ing al­lowed home.

De­tec­tive Con­sta­ble Euan Wal­lace at Cam­bus­lang CID said: “We are try­ing to es­tab­lish a mo­tive for this vi­cious at­tack and ob­vi­ously try­ing to iden­tify those in­volved.

“Glas­gow Road, Ruther­glen was ex­tremely busy with both ve­hi­cles and pedes­tri­ans at this time of day and I urge any­one who wit­nessed this in­ci­dent and has not al­ready spo­ken to po­lice to con­tact us im­me­di­ately.”

In­for­ma­tion can be given by call­ing Po­lice Scot­land on 101.

Al­ter­na­tively you can con­tact Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be main­tained.

At­tack The two men were as­saulted near to this bus stop

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