A MAJOR police operation was under way today after a man was found seriously injured in a Glasgow street.

Horrified locals raised the alarm shortly before 7am when officers were called to a report of an incident.

When they arrived in Hoddam Avenue, in Castlemilk, they found the injured man in the road.

He was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition is not known.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "We received a report of an injured man in Hoddam Avenue in Castlemilk, Glasgow at 6.45am today.

"Officers are at the scene and inquiries are currently ongoing."

A section of road at Hoddam Avenue remained cordoned off.