MURDER cops have launched a probe after a thug stabbed a man in Drumchapel.

The 28-year-old was walking through a grassy area between Glenkirk Drive and Kinfauns Drive when he was approached from behind by his attacker who seriously assaulted him.

The murder bid happened at 6.30pm on Tuesday. Police are also treating the attack as attempted murder. 

Emergency services attended and the injured man was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he is being treated for stab wounds.   

Hospital staff described his condition as serious but stable.

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Detective Constable Jennifer Boyle, from Drumchapel Police Station, said: “Enquiries are at an early stage into this attack and we are working to establish more information with officers carrying out enquiries in the local area and gathering CCTV footage.

“This is a busy area and I would urge any witnesses or anyone with information that will assist our investigation to contact officers through 101 quoting reference number 3181 of 20th August. 

"Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”