Man, 20, assaulted in Gallowgate

A POLICE probe is underway after a man was attacked today in Glasgow's East End.

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The 20-year-old was rushed to Glasgow Royal Infirmary in the early hours of this morning.

Officers were called to the Gallowgate after reports a man being found injured in the street at around 1am.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening and medical staff described his condition as "stable".

Detectives closed the Gallowgate, between Little Dovehill and Ross Street, while investigations were carried out.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Officers received a report of man being assaulted in the Gallowgate, Glasgow, at around 1.20am today.

"The 20-year-old was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

"Inquiries are ongoing."

It is understood officers are following a positive line of enquiry.

The Gallowgate re-opened shortly after 4.30 am today.

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