Gang of thugs seriously assault two men in late night East Kilbride attack

By Graham Miller

Police are appealing for information following a serious assault in East Kilbride.

Two men, aged 35 and 44, were assaulted by a gang in what was an unprovoked attack.

The younger victim was taken to Wishaw General Hospital, where he was treated for serious, non-life threatening injuries.

The incident happened around 10.35pm on Saturday on High Common Road.

One of the suspects is described as 30-40 years old, 6ft 2in tall and bald.

Detective Constable Ashley Hind, of Lanarkshire CID, said: “This was a serious assault and we are keen to trace those responsible as soon as possible.

“I would urge anyone who may have been in the area at the time and saw the incident to contact police as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident 4024 of 9 October, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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