Hamilton stabbing: police launch investigation following serious assault

Officers are asking witnesses to the incident to come forward.

A man has been taking to hospital after being seriously injured in a brutal stabbing.

The incident happened at about 7pm on Friday in Hillhouse Road, Hamilton.

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The 40-year-old victim was taken to hospital shortly after the assault where he remains in a stable condition.

The stabbing happened in Hillhouse Road, Hamilton

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Officers said they have a positive line of enquiry into the incident, but are still asking for witnesses or anyone with information on the brutal attack to come forward.

Detective Constable John Law of Cambuslang CID said: "Our enquiries are ongoing into a serious assault on a 40 year-old man in Hillhouse Road, Hamilton around 7pm on Friday, 7 August. We are currently following a positive line of enquiry in relation to this incident.

"The injured man was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Wishaw where hospital staff describe his condition as stable.

"Initial enquiries have revealed that there were a number of witnesses to this attack and I would ask anyone who has not yet spoken to officers to come forward. Anyone with video footage or dash-cam footage is also asked to contact us as they may be able to assist our investigation into this serious assault."

"Information can be passed to Cambuslang Police Office through 101 quoting reference number 3287 of 7th August."

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