A dog walker has been left with serious injuries after being attacked in Clydebank.

The 30-year-old man was walking his dog on Peel View around 11.40pm on Tuesday January 8 when he was slashed.

The male and female attackers then ran off before an ambulance was called for the victim.

He is currently in Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he is currently being treated for lacerations to his body.

Hospital staff describe his condition as stable.

The culprits were last seen in Kirkoswald Drive, Clydebank and are described as a white male, 6ft, medium build wearing a black jacket and dark trousers and a white female, 5ft 6, stocky build, long blonde hair wearing a black padded jacket.

Detective Constable Stuart Lindsay at Clydebank CID said: “This was an unprovoked, violent attack on an innocent man who was only out walking his dog.

“It is vital that these people are caught and brought to account for their actions and therefore I appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident to contact police immediately.

“I’d also like to speak to anyone who may recognise the descriptions of the man and woman responsible for the assault or anyone who may have seen them hanging around the area.”

Anyone with information should contact police at Clydebank via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 0007 of 8 January 2019. Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.