Glasgow man taken to hospital after assault in early hours of morning

The incident on Stamford Street in Glasgow was reported around 4.30am this morning. Picture: Google
The incident on Stamford Street in Glasgow was reported around 4.30am this morning. Picture: Google
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A young man in Glasgow has been taken to hospital after a serious assault in the early hours of the morning.

Officers were called to Stamford Street, in the city's east end, around 4.30am on Saturday.

The 20-year-old who suffered "abdomen and chest injuries" was taken to hospital.

The police has cordoned off the area and put police tape in place.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: "We were called to a report of a serious assault in the Stamford Street area of Glasgow around 4.30am on Saturday October 19.

"A 20-year-old man was taken to hospital with abdomen and chest injuries.

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"Inquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference number 0754 of October 19."

One resident told the Daily Record he believed a young man had been stabbed earlier this morning.

He said: "When I woke up this morning I saw a lot of police and lots of police activity. There's cops standing outside a house and I've heard a young guy was stabbed."