A VICIOUS attack which left a man in hospital with serious injuries is being treated as attempted murder. 

Police are hunting a man accused of trying to kill a 28-year-old man on the cycle path in Whiteinch, near the Jordan Street bridge at around 1.50pm on Wednesday, May 20. 

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The victim was taken to hospital after sustaining serious injuries. He is in a stable condition. 

Police are looking to speak to a man described as white, around 27 to 30-years-old, 5ft 10in tall, of slim build with short dark hair.

He was wearing a white long-sleeved top at the time.

Officers are also looking to speak to a pair of cyclists, thought to be a father and son, believed to have either seen the incident or the people involved. 

Detective Inspector Craig Warren of Greater Glasgow CID said: "Enquiries are at an early stage and we are keeping an open mind about the motive and whether this attack, which we are treating as attempted murder, was targeted at the victim.

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"We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed this incident. We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who was using the cycle path around the time of the attack.

"We believe that there were two cyclists in the vicinity at the time, possibly a father and son, who have seen the incident or those involved.

"Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 1865 of May 20, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."