Police have cordoned of a street of Argyle Street in Glasgow after a man was “covered in blood and screaming” coming out of a hotel.
Police rushed to the scene and extended cordons covering the entrance to the Premier Inn, police cars and vans could be seen lined up on Argyle Street.
A pair of bloodied shoes and a trial of blood could be seen on the pavement. A witness told The Glasgow Times there was “loads of screaming” and he then saw a man lying on the floor, and appeared to be covered in blood.
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He told the newspaper: “Literally just happened, was loads of screaming and guy is on the ground with blood all over him.
“Looked like the guy came out of the Premier Inn hotel.”
The witness added, “The guy’s shoes and a load of blood still on the pavement.”
Glasgow City Centre Police tweeted, “INCIDENT, ARGYLE STREET: We can confirm that we were called at 12.10pm on Sun 28 June, to a report of an assault in Argyle Street, Glasgow.
“Officers are currently at the scene.
“We believe this was a targeted assault and we do not believe there is a threat to the wider public.”
This latest incident comes after there was a separate attack at the Park Inn Hotel less than a mile away where six people were stabbed, including a police officer.
Police shot dead the attacker, Badreddin Abadlla Adam who was 28, from Sudan.