A MAN was rushed to hospital after being attacked outside a shop in Lenzie.

The assault occurred outside a shop on Gallowhill Road on Wednesday afternoon, August 3, the Scottish Sun reported.

An eyewitness told the newspaper the pavement was covered in blood after the attack.

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Emergency services rushed to the scene and cops taped off the area surrounding the shop.

Police Scotland confirmed the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

A spokesperson said: "Police were called around 3pm to a report of a man being assaulted in Galloway Road.

"The man has been taken to hospital and enquiries are ongoing."

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