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Witness appeal after assault - Glasgow



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Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man and his daughter were assaulted at Buchanan Street Subway station in Glasgow last night (17/08).

At around 9.30pm, the victim, a 53-year-old man, was travelling with his daughter when a group of ten men began shouting abuse at them on the platform.

The victim was then assaulted, causing him to fall onto the tracks and lose consciousness.

His daughter, a 22-year-old woman, was also assaulted.

The first victim was helped up onto the platform by members of the public and taken to hospital by ambulance. His injuries are not life-changing or life-threatening.

His daughter also attended hospital to be checked over, and thankfully wasn’t seriously injured.

The suspect is described as a white man in his late twenties, of medium build, and around 6ft tall. He was unshaven with dirty blonde hair, wearing a white t-shirt with an emblem on the sleeve and dark ripped jeans. He also had tattoos on his arms.

The group left the station at around 9.40pm from the North exit.

Anyone who witnessed what happened or has any information is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 697 of 17/08/19.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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