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Teenager assaulted with baseball bat in gang attack at pub

An older man was also injured after the pair were targeted in The Grapes in Glasgow.

Police: The men were attacked just before midnight on Friday.
Police: The men were attacked just before midnight on Friday. Google

A teenager was assaulted with a baseball bat during a gang attack at a Glasgow pub. 

Police Scotland said two men, aged 17 and 46, were targeted in The Grapes Bar on Paisley Road West on Friday.

The pair were attacked just before midnight and were taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

It is understood the teenager suffered a head injury after being hit with a baseball bat. 

No weapons were used on the other victim, who sustained injuries to his face.

Both were released after treatment.

Officers have established the victims were involved in an row with another man in the bar.

It escalated and the man, along with three other men, seriously assaulted the pair.

One of the suspects is described as between 25 and 30, 5ft 4in and with short ginger hair.

Police are checking CCTV images from the area and carrying out door-to-door enquiries for any additional information which could assist the investigation.

Detective Constable Paul McKenna said: "I am appealing to the people who were in the bar on Friday night to contact us as I'm sure they have important information regarding the incident and the suspects which would aid our enquiries.

"This area would have been busy around the time of the incident and I'm appealing to anyone who was in the area who may have information to contact us."

Anyone with information is asked to call CID officers at Govan Police Station via 101, quoting incident number 0129 of Friday 2 February 2018 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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