A MAN received life-changing injuries after he was attacked by cruel thugs over the weekend.

In an incident police are now treating as an attempted murder, the 62-year-old was walking on Whitevale Street in Dennistoun close to Slatefield Street where he was attacked by two other men. The man was repeatedly assaulted before the callous yobs ran off. The assault was unprovoked, according to police.

He was rushed to Glasgow's Royal Infirmary where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

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The suspects, who were in the company of two women are described as being white, 40-50 years of age, wearing a black puffer jacket, black trousers and shoes and white, with short brown hair and wearinhg a black jumper and blue denims.

It is understood that the suspects, along with the women, got off of a number 60 bus on Armadale Street before walking to Whitevale Street to carry out the attack.

Officers in the area are carrying out enquiries with CCTV but are appealing to members of the public to come forward if they have any information that may be helpful.

Detective Inspector Cheryl Kelly from Shettleston CID said: "This was a horrendous and unprovoked attack on the man. His attackers assaulted him repeatedly before running off.

"The two suspects were in the company of two women, one of whom was wearing a quite distinctive bright yellow jacket.

"From our enquiries so far, we believe the suspects, along with the women, had been on a No 60 First bus coming from Clydebank to Easterhouse and got off in Armadale Street. They then walked along Duke Street before entering Whitevale Street and carrying out the assault.

"Officers have been making enquiries and checking CCTV in the area but are still keen to hear from anyone who saw the attack or who recognises the descriptions of those involved or who has any information that will assist our investigation."

Information can be passed to officers at Shettleston Police Station via 101. Please quote reference number 3687 of 10 September, 2021 when calling.

Alternatively, details can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.