Police are hunting a man who attacked two men in their 50s with a large knife in a "brutal and ruthless" assault as they stood in the doorway of a takeaway.

One of the victims suffered a serious shoulder injury in the assault in the Baillieston area of Glasgow in the early hours of Tuesday.

The victims were standing in the doorway of The Spice Boys Takeaway on Swinton Road when they noticed another man standing nearby.

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He shouted at them before running towards the pair and attacking them with a large knife.

The victims went inside the takeaway while the suspect got into a white car, possibly a Seat Leon, before fleeing east along Rhindmuir Road.

A 50-year-old man was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment to a shoulder injury and has since been released.

The other victim, 51, was treated by paramedics at the scene.

Police are appealing for information about the incident, which happened just after midnight on Tuesday.

Detective Constable Juan Carlos Arias De Leon, from Shettleston CID, said: "This was a brutal and ruthless attack and officers are working to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

"I would appeal to anyone who was on Swinton Road just after midnight on Tuesday and may have witnessed a disturbance to please get in touch.

"I would also like to speak to anyone who may have seen a white-coloured car in the area around the time of the incident, or a man matching the above description.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact officers at Shettleston CID via 101 and quote incident number 0007/16. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence."

The suspect is described as white, Scottish, 5ft 7in to 5ft 9in, of medium build, and he was wearing dark clothing and carrying a baseball cap.