A SUSPECT is to stand trial charged with trying to kill three men in a bookmakers.

Xiong He is said to have carried out the alleged crimes at the Betfred branch in Dumbarton Road in Glasgow's Partick area on March 11 2020.

The 50-year-old is accused of attacking Zhi Lang Cheng, Xidi Xu and Wen Hui Chen with a knife.

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The attempted murder charges claim this was to their severe injury, permanent disfigurement and to the danger of their lives.

It is said he struck the first two men "repeatedly".

He also faces a separate accusation of having a knife in a public place.

The case called today at the High Court in Glasgow, where his lawyers pleaded not guilty on his behalf.

A trial was set and is due to begin in April next year.