AN “INNOCENT man walking his dog” was seriously assaulted in Clydebank last night.

Detectives are appealing for information and carrying out enquiries after the incident.

Around 11.40pm on Tuesday January 8, a 30-year-old man was walking his dog in Peel View when he was assaulted by a man and woman who then ran off.

The injured man was taken by ambulance to The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he is currently being treated for lacerations to his body. Hospital staff describe his condition as “stable”.

Stuart Lindsay, Detective Constable at Clydebank CID, said: “This was an unprovoked, violent attack on an innocent man who was only out walking his dog.

“It is vital that these people are caught and brought to account for their actions and therefore I appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident to contact police immediately.

“I’d also like to speak to anyone who may recognise the descriptions of the man and woman responsible for the assault or anyone who may have seen them hanging around the area.”

The culprits were last seen in Kirkoswald Drive, Clydebank and are described as a white male, 6ft, medium build wearing a black jacket and dark trousers and a white female, 5ft 6, stocky build, long blonde hair wearing a black padded jacket.

Anyone with information should contact police at Clydebank via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 0007 of 8 January 2019.

Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.