POLICE Scotland has confirmed three teenagers were injured after a mass brawl in Clarkston on exam results day.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the large-scale disturbance in a park on Tuesday night.

Around six ambulances and police reportedly rushed to are area between Overlee Park and Netherton Braes at around 8.15pm.

Three 16-year-old boys were found injured and taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

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One of the victims remains in hospital for treatment to a stab wound and medical staff describe his condition as stable.

The second victim was treated for a head injury and the third received treatment for minor injuries. Both have since been released.

The incident took place on the day pupils across Scotland received their exam results.

Local councillor David Macdonald said he understood a large group of young people had gathered in the Overlee Park area to celebrate.

Detective Sergeant Jim McLauchlan, from Cathcart CID, it was “an isolated incident” involving two separate groups of teenagers in the area.

He added: “Extensive enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances around what happened.

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“Police are following a positive line of enquiry in relation to the incident and I would urge any members of the public who were in the park yesterday evening and witnessed a disturbance, or anything at all suspicious, to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cathcart CID via 101, quoting incident number 3675 of Wednesday, August 7 2018.

Alternatively, call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.

Inspector Bryan McGeogh, from Giffnock Police Station, said: “I understand this incident will cause concern amongst the local community. However, I would like to reiterate it is believed to be isolated and police are following a positive line of enquiry.

“Additional patrols will be in the area to provide reassurance and I would urge anyone with information or concerns to approach our officers or contact Giffnock Police Station via 101.”