The officer who was stabbed in today's attack on West George Street has been named as Police Scotland give their respects to the victims and their families.

Six people were stabbed at the incident in Park Inn Hotel this afternoon, including Constable David Whyte.

His condition is described as "critical but stable" as he recovers in hospital.

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Five other men, aged 17, 18, 20, 38 and 53 are being treated in hospital for their serious injuries. 

The force have now released the officer's name as they pay their respects to the officer and other victims. 

Police have confirmed that while an investigation continues, the incident is not being treated as suspicious. 

Chief Constable Iain Livingstone said: "Terrible incidents such as we have seen today are, thankfully, very rare in Scotland. This event has understandably shocked the people of Glasgow, and indeed, the whole country.

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“My thoughts and very best wishes are with those who have been injured and their families, including our colleague Constable David Whyte who was seriously injured in the course of doing his duty. I offer my personal support to all those affected.

“Officers have once again run into danger to protect their fellow citizens. Their professionalism as police officers was outstanding. I pay tribute to their bravery, selflessness and commitment to protecting the public.

“I briefed the First Minister and the Prime Minister earlier today on the circumstances and advised them both that we are not treating the attack as a terrorist incident.

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“It is essential enquiries are now carried out to establish the full circumstances and all speculation must be avoided.

“Scotland is a safe place to live and work. We have cohesive communities who work with their police service to maintain our peaceful and respectful way of life.

“In the context of the current health emergency, and to respect those injured today and the people of Glasgow, I ask everyone to exercise personal responsibility. Please, do not gather in crowds this weekend.”