Attempted robbery – Glasgow


Officers are appealing for witnesses following an attack which occurred within the wooded area between Tormusk Road and Fenhill Road in Castlemilk, Glasgow.


Sometime between 5.40am and 6.30am on Thursday 14th November 2019 a 37-year-old man was out walking his Rottweiler dog when he was violently attacked by three men. During the attack the victim was assaulted and there was an attempt to take his dog from him.  As a result, the victim received a number of injuries including cuts to his hands and head.  He was later treated at hospital for these injuries.


The three men can only be described as all being white European, all were approximately 5ft 10 tall and were wearing black jackets with hoods up, partially covering their faces.


Constable Andy Reid of Govan Community Investigation Unit said:  “This was a particularly violent and sustained attack and has taken place in a wooded area which is popular with dog walkers and is used regularly by pedestrians. We would ask anyone who happened to be walking in the area, or close to it, and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious or noticed anyone suspicious loitering in the area to contact us on the 101 number, quoting the reference number 0437 of 14 November 2019.  Anyone wishing to pass on information and remain anonymous can do so by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”