51-Year-Old Hospitalized with Serious Facial Injuries After Violent Attack in Inverclyde

Police in Inverclyde, Scotland, are investigating a violent attack that left a 51-year-old man hospitalized with serious facial injuries. The incident occurred on Lansbury Street in Greenock on May 31, when two men allegedly assaulted the victim with a weapon around 1:50pm.

Descriptions of the suspects have been provided: the first man is believed to be between 40 and 50 years old, heavyset, balding, and was wearing a green shirt and blue jeans. The second man is described as having brown hair and a full beard, wearing a grey top with a distinctive dark banner across the shoulders and grey tracksuit bottoms. A white Vauxhall van was reported to be in the vicinity at the time of the attack.

Detective Constable Laura Sokolov of the local police department urged anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward. She emphasized the severity of the assault and the importance of cooperation in finding those responsible. Individuals who may have been present on Lansbury Street around the time of the attack are encouraged to reach out to authorities.

Witnesses or individuals with relevant CCTV or dash-cam footage are asked to contact Police Scotland at 101, quoting incident number 2328 of May 31, 2024. Alternatively, information can be shared anonymously with Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.

Authorities are working diligently to gather more information and apprehend the suspects involved in the assault. The community’s assistance is crucial in ensuring justice is served and maintaining the safety and security of the area. Police are taking the matter seriously and are determined to bring those responsible to account.