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Scottish Sun reporter Russell Findlay had liquid thrown in his face at his home

Scottish Sun reporter Russell Findlay had liquid thrown in his face at his home

Scottish Sun reporter Russell Findlay had liquid thrown in his face at his home

A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged serious assault on an investigative journalist.

Russell Findlay, 41, news and investigations reporter at The Scottish Sun, suffered a facial injury in the attack at his home in Glasgow at about 8.45am today.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "A 55-year-old man has been arrested and is presently detained in police custody in connection with an alleged serious assault on a 41-year-old man in Glasgow.

"The 41-year-old was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and was released after treatment for a facial injury.

"A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal."

A News UK spokesman said: "We can confirm that our journalist Russell Findlay was attacked this morning.

"Russell is a brilliant and fearless reporter and our only concern now is for his well-being."

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