Police Scotland launch manhunt after car ploughs into group of teenagers in attempted murder

One teenager had to be taken to hospital.

A manhunt has been launched after a driver ploughed his car into a group of teenagers in what police have said is an attempted murder.

Three men aged 18 and another two aged 19 were walking in Killin Street at about 12.10am today (Friday, May 29) when the suspect drove into them.

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A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital to be treated and the others in the group remained unharmed.

Killin Street where the teenagers were walking when they were launched at

Officers are treating the incident as an attempted murder.

Detective Inspector Greig Wilkie said :”Thankfully no one suffered serious injuries as a result of this incident and enquiries are ongoing to trace the driver of the vehicle. Officers are carrying out a review of CCTV in order to establish the make and model of the car, which is described as dark coloured.

“We would be keen to talk to anyone who may have information that would help our investigation or who may have seen anything before or after the incident.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 0085 of Friday 29 May, 2020, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”