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Stabbed man, 20, found in Maryhill Road after a violent, targeted, daylight attack

By Ian Marland at

A man has suffered stab wounds in what police say was a “particularly violent attack”.

The victim was found injured in Maryhill Road on Wednesday October 25 at around 5.15pm.

Police said he had received serious injuries.

Man stabbed in Maryhill

Appeal: Maryhill CID want anyone with information to get in touch

The man was found at a spot near to Fingal Street in the Canal locks area.

He was taken by ambulance to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he was being treated for stab wounds.

Hospital staff described his condition as stable.

Detective Constable Martin Smith is based at Maryhill CID.

He said: “This was a particularly violent attack and we believe that the victim was specifically targeted by the culprit/culprits.

‘BUSY’

“We are currently viewing CCTV and speaking to local residents in an attempt to gather more information.

“We know that Fingal Street and Cumlodden Drive were very busy at this time of day.

“Therefore we are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area and may have witnessed a disturbance or the young man being attacked.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Maryhill CID via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 2776 of 25 October.

Alternatively calls can be made via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.