Attempted Murder – Tollcross, Glasgow

Glasgow News 

Attempted Murder – Tollcross, Glasgow

Police at Shettleston are continuing enquiries and appealing for information after a man was assaulted in the Tollcross area of Glasgow in the early hours of Sunday, 23 February, 2020.

Around 1 am on Sunday, 23 February, 2020, a 44-year-old man was walking in Tollcross Road outside Tollcross Park, Glasgow when he was attacked by two men who repeatedly punched and kicked him about the head.

The two men then ran off through Tollcross Park towards Wellshot Road leaving the 44-year-old man with serious head injuries. He was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he is currently being treated. Hospital staff describe his condition as critical.

The suspects are described as:

1/ white, early 30’s wearing a white two-tone tracksuit top with light grey sleeves, light grey shorts and a black tammy hat.

2/ white, early 30’s wearing a blue tracksuit top, grey tracksuit bottoms and black tammy hat.

Detective Inspector Greig Wilkie at Shettleston CID said:

“This was a very violent attack which has left the victim fighting for his life.

“We are still trying to establish the exact circumstances and motive for such a violent act and I ask anyone who has any information that could assist our investigation to contact police immediately.

“We know that two woman assisted the injured man shortly after he was assaulted and it is vital that these woman contact police urgently as they may be able to provide crucial information.”

Anyone with information should contact police at Shettleston via telephone 101 quoting incident number 0272 of 23 February 2020. Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.