Fast food delivery man left with serious head injury after Glasgow city centre assault and robbery

By Laura Ferguson

A fast food delivery man has sustained a serious head injury after he was assaulted and robbed in Glasgow's city centre.

The attack happened at around 9.45pm last night (Wednesday, September 8) when the 20-year-old man was cycling on the Clyde walkway, underneath the King George V Bridge, on the Broomielaw side of the river.

He was assaulted by two men, knocked to the ground and sustained a serious head injury which required hospital treatment. His phone, delivery bag and a sum of money were taken. The men then made off in the direction of Oswald Street.

Police Scotland is now appealing for anyone with information about the attack to contact them.

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The first man is described as 6ft, in his early 20s and of stocky build. He was wearing a lilac coloured top, dark shorts and carrying a black haversack. The other man is described as 5ft 8in to 5ft 10ins, also early 20s, of slim build with short, dark hair. He was wearing a striped t-shirt and dark trousers.

There were also two women around at the time and officers are keen to speak to them as they may be able to help with enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Raymond Hunter, said: “This appears to be an unprovoked attack on a young man doing his job. We are keen to speak to the two men described and also anyone else who was in the area at the time.

“If you can help with our investigation then please get in touch. You can contact us via 101, quoting incident number 3866 of Wednesday, 8 September, 2021, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”


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