Private CCTV could assist cops who launched a manhunt after a young man was brutally assaulted in Glasgow.

Officers were alerted of the attack around 5.30pm yesterday in the Glenshee Street area of the East End.

A 20-year-old man was rushed to Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Cops are now searching for a suspect, who is believed to be 17 to 25 years old with short hair and was wearing dark clothes.

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Detective Constable Will Devlin said: “Our enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact us.

“We also ask anyone with private CCTV of the area at the time which could assist us to come forward.”