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Violent attack in Partick leaves man, 28, with broken jaw and minus several teeth

By Ellen Thomson at

Police have made a public appeal after a man was attacked in the street in Partick.

The 28-year-old man was assaulted by a man on a footpath near to 317-319 Dumbarton Road.

The attack happened on Thursday 19 October at about 8.15pm.

Partick assault

Help: Anyone with information should contact Drumchapel CID

The injured man was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

There he was treated for a broken jaw and loss of several teeth. He has since been released.

The suspect was white with dark hair and wearing a tartan shirt.

Detective Constable Jennifer Adams is based at Drumchapel CID.

She said: “This was a violent, unprovoked attack which has left this young man with serious facial injuries.

“It is vital that we trace the person responsible in order that he can be held accountable for his actions.

“Anyone who was in the vicinity of Dumbarton Rd… and may have witnessed this attack or may have seen the culprit hanging around before or running off afterwards is asked to contact Drumchapel CID via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 1361 of 23 October.

“Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.”