Attempted murder probe after man seriously injured in street attack

A 28-year-old was targeted in Moodiesburn, North Lanarkshire, on Sunday night.

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Police say a black Nissan Qashqai similar to the vehicle (pictured) was spotted in the area at the time of the attack.

Police have launched an attempted murder probe after a man was seriously assaulted in North Lanarkshire.

The 28-year-old was attacked in the Westdale Drive area of Moodiesburn around 9.45pm on Sunday.

He was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary with serious injuries and medics say he remains in a stable condition.

Detectives appealing for witnesses said a black Nissan Qashqai car may have been in the area at the time of the attack.

Detective constable Shemain Murphy of Coatbridge CID said: “A man has been left with serious injuries and it is vital we trace whoever is responsible.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident, or noticed anything at all suspicious, to come forward.

“In particular, we would like to speak to anyone who saw a black Nissan Qashqai car in the area around the time.

“I would also urge any motorists with dash-cams to please check their footage in case they have captured anything of significance, or anyone with CCTV that has not been spoken to by police yet.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 3890 of Sunday, 15 May, 2022. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”