Police are appealing for witnesses after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed during a street disturbance. 

The victim was attacked in Carnwadric Road, Thornliebank, at around 6.15pm on Sunday.

Detectives said he is thought to have been stabbed during a disturbance at which a large crowd of youngsters were present.

The boy sought help in a nearby shop before being taken to the Royal Hospital for Children, in Glasgow, by a family friend.

His attacker is described as white, around 16 years old and was dressed in a black tracksuit with the hood pulled up.

Detective Constable Andy Reid said: “I know that Carnwadric Road was busy at the time this incident took place and therefore I am certain that there would have been people who witnessed this male being assaulted.

“I would urge anyone who witnessed the assault or anyone who has any information on the suspect to contact us.”

Anyone who can help is asked to call the police on 101, quoting incident 3,708 of October 11. Alternatively, information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.