Police Scotland Appeal – Serious Assault Mitchell Lane



Police Scotland is today releasing images of a man that officers believe may be able to assist with their enquiries following a serious assault which took place within Mitchell Lane, Glasgow city centre.

The incident occurred at about 5pm on Friday 16 February 2018 whereby a 31 year-old man was seriously assaulted and sustained injuries requiring hospital treatment.

The man officers wish to speak to is described as being in his mid 20s, wearing a black jacket and a grey hooded jumper underneath with a Nike swoosh across the chest. He was also wearing black tracksuit bottoms, black and white Nike Air Max trainers and was in possession of a drawstring JD Sports bag.  The man appears to be homeless and was begging in Mitchell Lane at the time of the incident.

Detective Constable Kieran Guy, Greater Glasgow CID who is dealing with this enquiry said:

“A violent assault like this within Glasgow city centre cannot be tolerated and we seek the assistance of the public in tracking down those responsible. Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Glasgow Police on 101, quoting incident number 2834 of Friday 16 February 2018. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be passed anonymously.”