A MAN was repeatedly stabbed in a murder bid in Maryhill.

The 53-year-old was repeatedly stabbed in a close on Balfour Street around 7.40pm on Sunday.

He was rushed to hospital where he is in serious but stable condition.

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Police are treating the attack as attempted murder and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

A spokeswoman said: "At around 7.40pm on Sunday, May 26, a 53-year-old man was repeatedly stabbed after being attacked within the common close of a block of flats in Balfour Street, Maryhill.

“He was taken by ambulance to hospital. Medical staff describe his condition as series but stable.

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“The incident is being treated as attempted murder and enquiries are ongoing.”