Two arrested following ‘murder bid’ in Clydebank

By Pat Roller

A man is in a serious condition after being stabbed in an attack which police are treating as attempted murder.

Police Scotland said the incident happened in the early hours of Monday in Clydebank.

A 38-year-old man went to a takeaway on Alexander Street for help after being stabbed by another man in the close of nearby flats.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, pictured right,  where his condition was described as serious but stable.

Detective  Constable Martin Davies said: “At the moment we have no motive for this attack.”

He said the man had been at a flat in Alexander Street when he was shouted down to the street by three people.

He was then stabbed by a man who was described as white, in his late 50s, and of stocky build.

The suspect was with a white woman with dark hair who was wearing blue jeans and a green jacket.

Also in the group was a 5ft 8in stocky man who was wearing a dark jacket and a blue paper Covid mask.

After the attack,  all three ran off in the direction of Arran Place.  Officers are asking anyone with information to get in touch.

Meanwhile, two people have been arrested in connection with an alleged murder bid in West Dunbartonshire.

A 38-year-old man was found with serious injuries on Alexander Street in Clydebank in the early hours of Monday.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and police said his injuries were not life-threatening.

The police confirmed a 62-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman had been arrested in connection with the incident.

They have been released pending further inquiries.

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