Appeal after 20-year-old seriously assaulted by three men in unprovoked attack

At around 10pm on Thursday night, a 20-year-old man was attacked when walking on Laburnam Road, Uddingston.

Loading Comments

Three men in a small, silver, three-door car got out of the vehicle and seriously assaulted him in an unprovoked attack.

The suspects then which continued to drive along Laburnum Road.

A few moments later, a passing taxi driver stopped when he saw the victim on the ground and contacted emergency services.

The man was taken to Monkland's District General Hospital where he was treated for serious facial injuries and then later released.

The victim was not able to get a good look at the suspects, and can only describe one man as being white, Scottish around 40 years old, bald with a heavy build.

Officers from Wishaw are appealling for any witnesses or anyone with any information.

Detective Constable Mark Cummings said: "We are carrying out extensive inquiries and checking all CCTV in an effort to trace the men responsible for this assault.

"Anyone who was on Laburnum Road around 10pm on Thursday night and saw this assault or a small silver car with three men inside is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101.

"Alternatively, contact CRIMESTOPPERS in confidence on 0800 555 111."

Block list

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.


Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email
Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

Why Still Game’s Isa made my Burns’ night

Times Out



TV Advert
Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You Couldn't Make This Up

Even Sat Nav was a lost cause for Susan.

Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Columnist Michelle McManus is Sussed in the City, and loves to chat about anything and everything.