A MAN is in serious condition in hospital after two men forced their way into a Govan flat and attacked him.

Around 11.30pm on Wednesday, the thugs forced their way into the Drive Road house and subjected the 27-year-old man to a serious assault. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where medical staff describe his condition as serious but stable.

Both suspects are white and spoke with local accents.

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Both were wearing masks in an effort to conceal their identities. One man was wearing a Stone Island jacket and goggles, while the other was wearing a dark coloured top.

Following the attack, the suspects made off.

Officers have been carrying out door-to-door enquiries and are gathering CCTV footage for review.

Detective Constable Liam Brophy said: “We believe the victim was the intended target for this attack although it’s not clear why the man has been assaulted.

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"I am appealing to local people in the area to think back to last night and consider if they saw or heard anything which could assist our investigation.

"Any small piece of information could prove significant in our enquiries, so please do pass any information on.”

Witnesses should contact police on 101 or alternatively Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.

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