Bru­tal at­tack on 13-year-old

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A 13-year-old boy was ad­mit­ted to hos­pi­tal af­ter be­ing tar­geted by two men wield­ing weapons in a“cal­lous and vi­o­lent at­tack”in To­ry­glen.

The teenager was as­saulted in a lane be­tween Ker­ry­la­m­ont Av­enue and Ard­mory Place at around 7pm on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 30.

Po­lice said the men re­spon­si­ble were car­ry­ing weapons and cov­ered their faces dur­ing the vi­o­lent at­tack.

The boy was taken to the Royal Hos­pi­tal for Sick Chil­dren.

Det Con Kenny No­ble said:“This was a cal­lous and vi­o­lent at­tack on a 13-year-old boy. Our of­fi­cers will be do­ing all they can to trace those re­spon­si­ble.

“We are cur­rently check­ing CCTV and mak­ing door-to-door in­quiries, how­ever, we are ap­peal­ing for any­one who was in the area on Sun­day night, or has any in­for­ma­tion about this in­ci­dent to come for­ward.”

The first at­tacker is de­scribed as be­ing 5ft 10in tall, with a heavy build, and was wear­ing black track­suit bot­toms and a blue long-sleeved top.

The other man was about 5ft 4in in height, with a slim build and was wear­ing a dark grey track­suit.

To­ry­glen The boy was at­tacked near Ker­ry­la­m­ont Av­enue, To­ry­glen.

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