Man stabbed in random attack on city street, police say

A man has been stabbed in an apparent random attack on a city street.

The attack happened on Ellesmere Street
The attack happened on Ellesmere Street

Police were called to a report that a man had been assaulted in Ellesmere Street in the Possilpark area of Glasgow at around 6.50pm on Wednesday.

The injured man, aged 43, was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary to be treated for a stab wound to his leg and has since been discharged.

The suspect is described as having a muscular build and was wearing dark clothing.

Police are appealing for information about the incident.

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Detective Constable Kat Keogh, from Maryhill CID, said: “This appears to have been a random attack and enquiries are ongoing to identify the suspect and establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area of Ellesmere Street just before 7pm on Wednesday night and witnessed what happened, or noticed anything at all suspicious, to come forward.”.”