Man stabbed during armed brawl in Magdalene

The attack happened in Magdalene Gardens. Pic: File

The attack happened in Magdalene Gardens. Pic: File

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A man has been stabbed after a fight involving around five armed men.

The incident happened in Magdalene Gardens around 7pm on Saturday.

The 30-year-old victim was stabbed in the stomach, in the stairwell of a block of flats and was rushed to the ERI.

The assault followed an altercation that had occurred in the street between a group of around five men wielding various weapons, including knives and a baseball bat.

Detective Sergeant Todd Rutherford, from Police Scotland, said: “The victim has suffered a serious injury for which he has undergone surgery, however he is in a stable condition.

“At this time we believe this to be an isolated incident, but we are keen for any information that can help us identify the suspects.

“Anyone who was in the area of Magdalene Gardens around 7pm on Saturday, who witnessed the incident leading to the stabbing or who noticed any suspicious activity, should contact police on 101.”