The Scotsman

At­tack near Glas­gow tav­ern treated as at­tempted mur­der

- By EMMA O’NEILL Crime · Incidents · Discrimination · Human Rights · Society · Glasgow · Elizabeth II · Elizabeth I of England · NYU Langone Medical Center · Racism

Am an has been se­ri­ously in­jured in an at­tack in Glas­gow that po­lice are treat­ing as an at­tempted mur­der.

Po­lice were called at 7:15pm on Sun­day to the in­ci­dent in Bridge Street, near the Sou’wester Tav­ern.

A 46-year- old was taken to the Queen El­iz­a­beth Univer­sity Hospi­tal in the city where his con­di­tion is de­scribed as crit­i­cal.

Po­lice be­lieve a sec­ond man may have also been in­jured in the dis­tur­bance, al­though his in­juries are be­lieved to have been mi­nor.

CCTV footage showed the sec­ond man en­ter­ing bars and clubs after the in­ci­dent.

Po­lice are look­ing for four sus­pects, two men and two women, all be­lieved to be 20 to 30-years-old.

The first sus­pect is a white male with short dark hair. He was wear­ing a long-sleeved green jumper, black jog­ging trousers that had red and white stripes down the side, and red and white train­ers.

The sec­ond sus­pect is an Asian male who was wear­ing a black jacket and black hooded top un­der­neath.

He was wear­ing black shorts on top of black leg­gings, black train­ers and a black base­ball cap.

The third sus­pect is a white fe­male with long dark hair.

She was wear­ing a grey coat, a light-coloured top, blue jeans and grey train­ers.

The fourth sus­pect is a white fe­male with long dark hair.

She was wear­ing a white hooded top with a red love hear t de­sign, blue jeans and white train­ers.

De­tec­tive Sergeant Steven Slater said: “At this stage, we do not know what has pro­voked this at­tack. We are car­ry­ing out in­quiries to lo­cate the sec­ond man.”

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