Stabbing victim in hospital seriously injured after attack near Scots gas works

A 29-year-old man was rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Dumbarton l ast night.

Cops have launched a manhunt for two suspects aged between 17 and 20-year-old after the serious assault on Saturday.

The victim was rushed to Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley after being stabbed in the arms and chest on a a dirt track near the gas works off Castlegreen Street around 10.20pm.

His injuries are considered as serious but not life-threatening.

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Officers are appealing for information, and particularly want to identify two men, both aged around 17 to 20-years-old.

One is described as being around 5ft 9in tall and of slim build. He was wearing dark trainers, dark jogging bottoms and a dark top – either a hoodie or jacket – with the hood up.

The other was around 5ft 5in tall and of medium build. He was wearing dark trainers, jogging bottoms and a grey jacket, which was made of synthetic shiny material, with the hood up.

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DC Aislinn MacLeod of Clydebank Police Station said: “Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

“If you were in the area and saw or heard something suspicious then please get in touch.

“Similarly if you were driving in the area and may have dashcam footage then please review this and come forward if you believe you can help our investigation.

“Please call 101 with any information, quoting incident 5116 of 17 April, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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