The death of a 35-year-old man who was chased and fatally stabbed in the east end of Glasgow is being treated as murder.
The man was found injured on Conisborough Road in the Easterhouse area of the city at around 10.05pm on Sunday night.
Emergency services attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police have now launched a murder investigation in connection with the death.
Officers say initial enquiries show the man was confronted by a group of three men and a woman.
He was then pursued by one of the men and attacked on Conisborough Road, sustaining a fatal stab wound.
Police have issued the following descriptions of the suspects.
One was a white male, around 5ft 10in tall, with a slim build, pale complexion and short hair. He was wearing a dark coloured jacket, dark track suit trousers and a light coloured baseball cap. He was carrying a large bladed weapon.
Another white male, who was wearing dark clothing and dark footwear with short or shaved hair.
Another man, who was wearing a dark coloured top with the hood up, along with a white female with a heavy build and blonde hair. She was wearing a light coloured sweatshirt, a dark body warmer or waistcoat, dark trousers and light-coloured trainers.
Detective chief inspector Alan McAlpine of the Major Investigation Team said: “We are working to establish the exact circumstances of what has happened and why.
“A young man has lost his life and we need to trace whoever is responsible. I am sure members of the local community will have information around this incident and I would urge them to pass it on.
“The victim’s family deserves to know what happened to their loved one. If anyone has any information, please contact us.
“There will be an increase in officers patrolling the area to provide reassurance to members of the community. Anyone with concerns can approach these officers.
Detectives have set up an online portal to encourage members of the public to submit information. Link to MIPP page: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/SCOT21S07-PO1
Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 4803 of Sunday, 21 March, 2021. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where you can give your information anonymously.