Maryhill attempted murder: Glasgow police launch hunt for attackers wearing hi-vis vests

By Christina O'Neill

Police investigating a Maryhill murder bid say the two attackers were wearing hi-vis vests at the time of the incident.

A 41-year-old man was set upon by the pair who got out of a Ford Kuga car in Dalsholm Road at around 4:15pm on Saturday (September 11). A further person, the driver, remained in the vehicle.

Emergency services attended and he was rushed to hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

The two attackers were wearing dark clothing, dark baseball caps and both had high-viz yellow vests.

The car was later found burnt out on a cycle path near Kelso Street and Dumbarton Road. This vehicle has been seized by police and is undergoing a "meticulous examination".

Officers believe this was a targeted attack and there is no threat to the wider public.

Police Scotland's Major Investigation Team have set up an online portal to allow members of the public to send information directly to the major incident team based at Baird Street Police Station.

Detective Chief Inspector Alan McAlpine said: “We continue to speak to family, friends and known associates of the victim for any information which could help us identify the attackers. We have received very little information from the public regarding this incident and I hope the introduction of the public portal will encourage people to provide information. The victim remains in hospital and although he is in a stable condition, he has suffered significant injuries and it’s imperative we trace whoever is responsible for the attack.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland, quoting incident number 2595 of Saturday, 11 September, 2021. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where you can give your information anonymously.

The online portal can be found here.

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