35 year-old man hit by car in Kelvin Gardens, Hamilton in what police describe as 'deliberate attack'

A 35 year-old man was hit by a car in Hamilton in what police have described as a ‘deliberate’ attack.

The deliberate attack on the 35 year-old man took place in Kelvin Gardens, Hamilton.
The deliberate attack on the 35 year-old man took place in Kelvin Gardens, Hamilton.

The man was struck by a white Ford Fiesta, registration SD11 THV, in Kelvin Gardens, Hamilton, on November 25 at 12.45pm.Two men, dressed in black and wearing full balaclavas, got out the car and attempted to assault the victim, before driving off in the direction of Udston Road.The car was found burnt out on North South Road, Cleland, at around 2.50pm the same day.There were no serious injuries as a result of the incident.Detective Inspector Susie Cairns, of Lanarkshire CID, said: “We are appealing to members of the public who may have information that could assist with our investigation.“This incident took place in the middle of the day and I would ask if you were in the area or noticed anyone acting suspicious that you get in contact with Police.”

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