A search has been launched for a thief “covered in fake blood” who stole a mobile phone from a teenage girl and threw it into the River Clyde.
The 17-year-old victim was sitting in a car with a 21-year-old man in the city’s Springfield Quay early Sunday morning, Oct. 30.
Around 1:40 am, an unidentified man got into the car and started arguing with them.
He then grabbed Teen’s phone, got out of the car and threw it into a nearby river.
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Officers investigating the case say he was involved in another altercation before fleeing the scene along the river.
The perpetrator is described as Caucasian, between the ages of 17 and 25, of slim build, about 6 feet tall, and with very short blond or ginger hair.
He spoke in a local Glaswegian accent and wore a black jumper with a logo on the front, a white T-shirt, bright orange shorts and white trainers.
The robbers may have had fake Halloween blood on their faces and clothing.
Officers have determined there may have been multiple witnesses to the incident and are asking for information.
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Constable Alex Logis says:
“If you see anything or think you have other information that will help our investigation, please contact us.
“You can call the police on 101 citing 0513 on October 30, or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”