Assault witnesses sought
Police are still hunting a youth who assaulted a 64- year- old man in Rutherglen in the early hours of Tuesday morning, August 23.
The attack happened at around 4am on Western Avenue in the Burnhill area of Rutherglen.
The victim approached a gang of youths who were causing a disturbance on the street. One of the group then assaulted him.
The injured man attended the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was treated for a facial injury then later released.
The suspect is described as white, 16-20 years of age, 5ft 8ins in height and of slim build with short brown hair. He was wearing a light- coloured top.
Detective Constable Leane Holmes is appealing for information.
She said: “This was a totally unprovoked attack on this man, and I would urge anyone who witnessed the attack, or has information on the young man responsible to contact us as a matter of urgency.
“Enquiries have been carried out in the local area, and officers are studying CCTV footage to identify the suspect and I would ask anyone with information that may assist our investigation to contact us through 101.
“Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”