Police have launched an appeal for information after a man was left with a "puncture wound" in a horrifying city centre stab attack over the weekend.

The 32-year-old victim suffered serious injuries and required hospital treatment following the assault on Cochrane Street on Saturday, October 19.

Officers are now asking for those with information on the incident to come forward.

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The victim was rushed to Glasgow Royal Infirmary shortly after 10:40pm, but has since been released.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged between 30 and 35, with short brown hair and of slim build. He was wearing a dark hooded top with grey bottoms.

Detective Constable Craig Muir, of Glasgow CID, said: “We are aware that the incident happened on a busy Saturday night where there may have been a number of witnesses.

“We are appealing to anyone who may have seen the assault, or the suspect afterwards, to get in contact.

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“There would also have been a number of cars passing by at the time of the incident so would ask that anyone with dash cam footage to come forward as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 4641 of Saturday 19 October, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.