A MAN was rushed to hospital after he was attacked in the street.

The 26-year-old lost two teeth and suffered a facial injury after he was assaulted in Calderwood, East Kilbride on February 21.

Around 6.30pm, a 26 year old man was walking from the shops on Maxwellton Place when a silver Subaru Forrester or Outback pulled up beside him.

He was approached by the passenger of the vehicle who proceeded to attack him before a second man exited the car and threatened him with a knife.

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The victim managed to make his escape and contacted police.

He was taken by ambulance to Hairmyres Hospital for treatment.

The first suspect is described as being about 30-years-old, white Scottish, approximately 6ft1, of skinny build, with short black hair. He was wearing a black coloured jacket, black jogging bottoms and white trainers.

The second suspect is described as white Scottish, average build, approximately 5ft8 and was wearing a black parker jacket with a furry hood and black bottoms.

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Detective Constable John Law from Cambuslang CID said: “This was an extremely violent and cowardly attack on the victim and it is vital that anyone with information which could help us trace the abhorrent individuals responsible comes forward.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area and either witnessed what happened, or noticed this particular vehicle in the area at the time, to come forward.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Cambuslang CID via 101. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.”

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