A 13-YEAR-OLD boy has been taken to hospital following a "serious assault" in Glasgow. 

Police are probing the incident near the Queen's Drive area of the city's south side after the teenager was discovered near the junction with Victoria Road around 8.30pm on Friday March 8. 

The investigation so far has revealed the boy was walking near to Queen’s Park where an altercation took place, but inquiries remain ongoing.

Emergency services were called and the 13-year-old was taken to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Officers are now appealing for information, particularly around groups of youths gathering in the park or seen in the local area around the time of the incident.

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Detective Sergeant Stephen Palmer said: “We have a team of officers working on this investigation and extensive inquiries are ongoing to establish what has happened.

“Officers are gathering CCTV footage from the surrounding area and door-to-door inquiries are also being carried out.

“We will have a continued police presence in the area and anyone with any concerns can approach these officers.

“I would like to reassure the community that officers are working to trace whoever is responsible.

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“We believe the area was busy at the time and I am keen to speak to anyone with any private CCTV, dashcam, doorbell, or any other footage that they think would assist the inquiry.

“If you were in the area, and can help with our investigation or saw what happened, then please get in touch.”

Those with information are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 3574 of March 8.

We previously told how Queen's parkrun shared an update to say the event had been cancelled due to a "police incident".

The post read: "Alert, cancelled due to police incident. Please, do not come to the park."