Motorist seriously assaulted in Robroyston after thugs ram his car

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Police are hunting two thugs who deliberately smashed their 4X4 vehicle into a car and seriously assaulted its driver after a chase in Robroyston.

Around 10.55pm, hrs on Thursday, December 8, a 26-year-old man was within his black coloured Volkswagen Golf car in Briarscroft Rd, Robroyston when a silver coloured Land Rover vehicle was deliberately driven into his vehicle.

Officers said the driver got out of his car and was then chased along Briarscroft Road by two men from the Land Rover who then assaulted him.

The injured man was treated at Glasgow Royal Infirmary before being released.

A short time later the Land Rover vehicle was found burnt out in Robroyston Road near to Rushyhill Farm.

Detective Sergeant Cheryl Kelly at Shettleston CID said: “This would appear to be a deliberate, targeted attack and as such we are currently trying to establish the exact circumstances of the incident.

“I’d like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or anyone who may have seen the Land Rover vehicle in the area around 2255 hrs last night or being set alight shortly afterwards.”

Anyone with information should contact Shettleston CID via 101. Alternatively information can be passed to Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.