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Man's face slashed in race attack

Kilmarnock Road
The attack took place late on Saturday on the Kilmarnock Road

An Asian man has had his face slashed with a knife after being attacked by a gang of white youths in Glasgow.

The 34-year-old was walking in the city's Shawlands area when he was approached by the three teenagers, who hurled racial abuse at him.

One of the group then attacked the man with a knife.

The victim was treated at the Victoria Infirmary before being allowed home following the incident, at about 2220 BST on Saturday.

The attackers, who approached the man outside the Martin & Co Solicitors office on Kilmarnock Road, were described as 17 to 18-years-old.

One wore a blue top, another had on a green top and the third was wearing a black top.

Strathclyde Police appealed for anyone with information about the incident to come forward.



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