Man treated for stab wounds after attack

A man is in hospital after he was found with stab wounds in a street in South Lanarkshire.

The 45-year-old man flagged down a passing car for help at around 10.20pm on Thursday in Braeside Place, Cambuslang.

He was taken to Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride where staff described his condition as stable.

Police are treating the incident as attempted murder and appealed for information.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Detective Inspector Alan McDonald from Cambuslang CID said: “Enquiries are at a very early stage to establish what has happened here and it is vital that anyone with information comes forward.

“The attack may have taken place in a property nearby, with the victim then coming out into the street for help, and I would appeal to anyone who was in the vicinity of Braeside Place who saw or heard anything at all suspicious to please get in touch.

“Additional patrols will be in the area to provide reassurance to members of the public and I would urge anyone with information or concerns to approach the officers on patrol who will be happy to assist.”