ARRESTS Made After Men Allegedly Attacked With Bottles In Greenock

11 April, 2021 | Local

Police at the Holmscroft Avenue incident

TWO men needed hospital treatment after separate alleged bottle attacks during disturbances in Greenock.

A 41-year-old suffered a serious arm injury and multiple small puncture wounds to his upper body in an incident at Holmscroft Avenue, near the health centre, around 4.30 on Saturday afternoon.

He had allegedly been attacked with a broken bottle. He was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow for treatment and will undergo surgery today.

Police arrested a man, aged 46, for alleged serious assault, and a woman, aged 41 for alleged common assault.

The male accused is expected to appear at Greenock Sheriff Court tomorrow from custody.

Meanwhile a 21-year-old man needed hospital treatment after an alleged bottle attack in Greenock town centre.

A woman, aged 20, was also allegedly assaulted by two females during the same incident on West Stewart Street at Nicolson Street just after midnight.

Police attended the scene after the disturbance involving a number of males and females was spotted by CCTV operators.

The injured man was taken to Inverclyde Royal Hospital where he received stitches to a head injury.

Two men, aged 20 and 21, have beeen arrested in connection with the alleged serious assault. A third man is sought by police who urged witnesses to call 101.

Officers are following a positive line of inquiry in relation to the less serious assault on the woman.

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