Farme Cross stabbing: man is arrested
Police Scotland have confirmed a man was seriously injured on Wednesday, March 30 after locals reported seeing five police cars racing to the Farme Cross area of Rutherglen.
At 3.50pm police received a report of a 26-year-old man having been injured during an alleged altercation within an address in Barnflat Street.
Emergency services attended and the man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was treated for a serious injury to his wrist.
His condition is described as stable.
A second man involved in the incident was not hurt.
A 58- year- old man has been arrested and detained in police custody and was bailed following an appearance at a closed court on Friday, April 1.
Confirmation of the incident comes after a series of rumours circulated within the town about what had happened.
One women who lives nearby told the Reformer that part of Farmeloan Road was cordoned off following the incident
She said: “I heard someone was stabbed and there was a trail of blood leading to Barnflat Street.
“There were five police cars and two ambulances, I saw a police riot shield on the ground.
“The shops were all cordoned off.”
The witness said she later saw forensic officers gathering evidence at the Barnflat Street where the incident took place.