FOUR suspects are to stand trial charged with plotting to kill a man.

Paul Fleming, 46, Christopher Dickson, 33, James Aird, 38 and Sean Henry, 31 today faced the accusations at the High Court in Glasgow.

They allegedly conspired with others to murder Allan King between October 2017 and July 2018.

Mr King is said to have been assaulted at an address in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire.

It is claimed he was struck with “bladed weapons” after alleged attackers did “lie in wait” for him within a common close there.

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The four face a separate charge of attempting to murder Mr King.

Fleming is also accused of acting in a threatening and abusive manner towards t the man.

This allegedly includes making comments in calls, texts and social media messages to Mr King.

Lawyers for the four today pled not guilty to the accusations at a short hearing.

Lord Turnbull set a trial due to begin next March.