A MAN is in hospital in Glasgow following a 'targeted' murder bid in Maryhill on Thursday. 

A 31-year-old man was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital after he was attacked by two men with weapons. 

The man had been on Maryhill Road, near to Glencloy Street, when he was approached by the pair. 

Following the incident, which police are treating as attempted murder, the men then made off in the direction of Shiskine Drive. 

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The 31-year-old remains at the hospital in Govan, where his condition is described as stable by medical staff. 

The news comes after it was reported that a stretch of the busy north Glasgow route had been closed off, with forensics on the scene. 

Officers in Maryhill are appealing for information after the man was seriously injured. 

The first suspect is described as white, around 30 years old, of stocky build with a bald or shaved head and stubble on his face. He was wearing a black t-shirt and grey shorts.

The second suspect is described as white, around 30 years old and 6ft of slim build. He was wearing a light grey hooded top with the hood up and pulled tight round his face and was carrying a JD sports branded draw bag.

Detective Sergeant Larry Dempsey, Maryhill Police Office, said: “This man was very seriously injured and it is vital that we trace those responsible. We are treating this as attempted murder and believe this was a targeted attack.

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“We are currently checking CCTV in the area and making door to door enquiries however we would appeal for anyone who was in the area last night or has any information to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

“You may also have dash-cam footage from Maryhill Road last night, we would ask you to check back and get in touch with Police. You may have information that can help in our enquiries.”

Police are encouraging anyone with any information to contact Police via 101, quoting incident number 3962 of Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Alternatively the public can contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where information can be given in confidence.