Posted: Tuesday 20 June 2017

Commissioner investigates police response prior to man being attacked and seriously injured

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) is undertaking an investigation in relation to the serious injury of a 32-year-old man in Glasgow on 14 June 2017.

He sustained the injury after being attacked and stabbed following a disturbance outside his home and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment.

The PIRC investigation will examine the Police Scotland response to a call made just prior to the attack and the police response to previously reported incidents by the victim and a family member.

The incident has been referred to the PIRC for investigation by Police Scotland and a report on the Commissioner's findings will be submitted to the Chief Constable in due course."

Tags: Police Scotland, Serious injury in custody or following police contact

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