A man has been arrested following two alleged attacks in which a taxi driver and a woman were injured.

The 33-year-old man was held in connection with the incidents in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire, on Friday night.

The 44-year-old male driver was assaulted in Eastfield Avenue at about 7.50pm. A short time later, a 68-year-old woman was attacked in the town's Dukes Road.

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Both the driver and the woman were taken for treatment to Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride, where it is understood they remain.

Police Scotland said: "A 33-year-old man has been arrested and is presently detained in police custody in connection with alleged assaults on a 44-year-old man and 68-year-old woman in Cambuslang on Friday June 20."

He is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court later.

A report is being sent to the procurator fiscal.