A 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the attempted murder of a young man at a shopping precinct in East Kilbride.

We told you on Thursday how a 24-year-old man was found seriously injured in Calderwood Square on Wednesday, November, 24.

The accused is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court later today.

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Police Scotland launched an investigation last week following a late night disturbance in the square which resulted in a young man being stabbed.

The incident is being treated as attempted murder.

A police source told Lanarkshire Live today: "A 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the attempted murder of a 24-year-old man last week.

"He is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday, November, 29."

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