Man scarred in attack on busy street

A MAN has been left scarred for life after he was attacked in a busy Glasgow street.

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Strathclyde Police are appealing for information after the man was assaulted in Cardonald at around 10pm on Saturday. The 53-year-old victim was attacked by a man as he was walking along Paisley Road West near to Berryknowes Road.

He had left a pub and was walking to catch a bus home when he was attacked and repeatedly punched for no apparent reason. He suffered serious facial injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Southern General Hospital in Govan , where his condition is stable.

DC Carolanne Montgomery, of Pollok CID, said: "The injured man was attacked and punched several times by the suspect for what would appear to be no apparent reason.

"His injuries will leave a permanent scar. The suspect ran off towards Lammermoore Avenue."

He is described as white, Scottish, 45 to 49, 5 ft 7 in tall of medium to stocky build, very short, shaven hair and balding. He was wearing a light coloured top and jeans.

Anyone with information can contact Pollok CID on 0141 532 5600 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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