Monday 26 September 2016

Police investigate 'targetted attack' between gangs that left city street looking like a 'war zone'

Published 06/06/2016 | 10:33

A police officer looks at two vans as they are recovered at the scene, reportedly in Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an
A police officer looks at two vans as they are recovered at the scene, reportedly in Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an "ongoing police incident".
A police officer carries evidence bags at the scene, reportedly in Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an "ongoing police incident"
Two vans are recovered at the scene, reportedly in Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an "ongoing police incident".
A police officer walks past two vans as they are recovered at the scene, reportedly in Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an "ongoing police incident".
A recovery vehicle removes a burnt out van from the scene, reportedly Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an "ongoing police incident".

Police are continuing to investigate a "targeted attack" which left a city street looking like a "war zone".

  • Go To

Three men were taken to hospital after violence erupted in Frankfield Road in the Stepps area of Glasgow on Sunday.

Witnesses said the street became a "war zone" after the altercation between two rival gangs.

Emergency vehicles and a police helicopter were scrambled to the scene where two vans had been set alight.

Detective Superintendent Stephen Grant, of Police Scotland, said: "Officers are continuing inquiries after three men were left injured in what we understand is a targeted attack in the Cardowan area. These three men are in a stable condition.

"This was a brazen incident on Frankfield Road, involving a number of vehicles being set alight

A police officer carries evidence bags at the scene, reportedly in Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an
A police officer carries evidence bags at the scene, reportedly in Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an "ongoing police incident"

"A substantial police response followed the initial reports."

Door-to-door inquiries were being carried out as police sought to reassure residents.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via the 101 number or information can be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A recovery vehicle removes a burnt out van from the scene, reportedly Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an
A recovery vehicle removes a burnt out van from the scene, reportedly Frankfield Road, in the Stepps area of Glasgow, after a number of people were taken to hospital after an "ongoing police incident".

Online Editors

Read More

Promoted articles

Editors Choice

Also in World News