Police appeal after dog-walker seriously injured in attack in East Kilbride

Police are appealing for information after a man was left seriously injured in an incident in East Kilbride that saw him attacked while walking his dog.

The 35-year-old was on the footpath at Barrie Road, near the junction with Kenilworth Road, when the attack happened shortly before 11pm on Thursday.

Police believe he may have been attacked with a weapon. He was taken to Monklands Hospital for treatment to a serious injury to his face and has since been released.

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The victim was taken to Monklands Hospital to treat a serious facial injury (file image). Picture: Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images.

Constable Scott Brown from Hamilton Police Station said: “This incident left a man needing treatment in hospital, and we are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time.

“Anyone with dashcam footage, or who saw anything on Thursday evening, is asked to call 101 quoting reference number 3813 of 7 October 21.”

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