A car was driven at a teenager and 10-year-old boy in a targeted attempted murder, police have said.

The pair were in Glasgow on Burnett Road when the attack happened on Wednesday at 8:30pm.

According to Police Scotland, the child and 19-year-old man were left uninjured but are “badly shaken” as a result.

The incident is now being treated by officers as attempted murder, with the police carrying out door-to-door enquires and checking CCTV footage in an attempt to deuce what happened.

Detective Constable Sarah Steven said: “The motive for this crime is not known, however we believe that the attack was targeted.

“I am appealing to the local community in trying to identify the suspect. I’m sure there is information out there which would assist our investigation and I would urge people to pass it on.

“I would also ask motorists with dashcams to check their footage, it’s possible they have images which could assist inquiries.”

Any information can be given to police either by 101, quoting incident number 3595 of 14 April, or alternatively by contacting Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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