Inverclyde Now Logo MAN Who Chased Thief In Gourock Is Seriously Assaulted

15 October, 2020 | Local

A THIEF attacked a man who caught him breaking into a garden shed in Gourock.

At least two intruders were disturbed at the rear of a property in Manor Crescent around 10.30 last night (Wednesday) by a 37-year-old man who had been visiting a relative.

He chased one of them towards Glen Avenue but the thief turned on him assaulted him with a weapon — possibly a pointed knuckleduster — inflicting wounds to his face and leg.

The victim was treated at Inverclyde Royal Hospital.

Police recovered stolen items including a bike.

Any witnesses are urged to call police on 101.

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