Two men charged with attempted murder after Glasgow police officer left with serious injuries

Both men are set to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court later today.

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a Glasgow police officer was left seriously injured in an attack earlier this week.

Plain-clothed officers were working in the Devonshire Gardens area of the city at around 5:50pm on Tuesday, July 21, when the incident occurred.

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Police said a car involved in the investigation was driven at one of the officers, leaving him with “serious but non-life threatening injuries.”

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a Glasgow police officer was left seriously injured in an attack earlier this week.

The 36-year-old officer was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for emergency medical treatment.

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Two men, a 30-year-old and a 53-year-old were arrested at the scene.

Today, Police Scotland confirmed that the pair had been charged with attempted murder.

They are due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court later today.

Speaking after the attack, Detective Inspector Clark Hill, based at Govan CID, said: "Plain clothed officers were in the Devonshire Gardens area of Glasgow as part of an ongoing investigation when a disturbance happened around 5.50pm on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

"During the disturbance, a car involved in the investigation was driven at one male officer.”

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