Boy, 13, charged with attempted murder of teenager in Glasgow park

Police were called to Greenfield Park in Glasgow following reports of a disturbance
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A young boy has been charged in connection with the attempted murder of a teenage boy in a Glasgow park.

Emergency services raced to Greenfield Park at Erskbank Street, near Shettleston in the east end of the city, following reports of a 'disturbance' at around 8.15pm on Friday.

Ambulance crews attended and a 16-year-old was found seriously injured. He was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment where he remains in a critical condition.

Police have confirmed that a 13-year-old boy who had been arrested has now been charged with attempted murder. He is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “A 13-year-old boy has been arrested and charged in connection with the attempted murder of a 16-year-old male during a disturbance in the Cranhill area of Glasgow.

“Emergency services were called to Greenfield Park in Eskbank Street around 8.15pm on Friday, May 31, 2024, and found the victim seriously injured.

“He was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where medical staff describe his condition as critical.

“The 13-year-old boy is due to appear before Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday, June 3, 2024, and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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