Se­ri­ous as­sault

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A 46-year-old man has ap­peared in court in con­nec­tion with a se­ri­ous as­sault out­side a flat in Ruther­glen that re­sulted in an­other male be­ing taken to hos­pi­tal.

Robert Bren­nan is claimed to have been in­volved in the dis­tur­bance at Sle­navon Av­enue, Spring­hall on Thurs­day morn­ing, March 3.

The vic­tim, named lo­cally as John Reid, 45, was taken to Queen El­iz­a­beth Univer­sity Hos­pi­tal.

Emer­gency ser­vices at­tended the ad­dress in the early hours of the morn­ing and cor­doned off the street.

A spokes­woman said: “At 6.40am a man at an ad­dress in Sle­navon Av­enue was as­saulted and was taken to the Queen El­iz­a­beth Univer­sity Hos­pi­tal.

“A 46-year-old man was ar­rested in con­nec­tion with the in­ci­dent.

“He was due to ap­pear at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on Fri­day, March 4, in con­nec­tion with a se­ri­ous as­sault.

“The in­jured man is still in hos­pi­tal at Queen El­iz­a­beth Univer­sity.”

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