WARNING DISTURBING FOOTAGE: The incident, which police do not believe is terror-related, followed an assault on another man
A man has died after reportedly cutting his own throat in front of horrified passers-by on a busy street.
Police confirmed the man died after inflicting serious injuries on himself in a street in the centre of Glasgow.
The incident in the St Vincent Street and West Nile Street area, which prompted a large police response, followed an assault on another man, it has emerged.
Police Scotland was alerted to the scene shortly after 4pm on Thursday.
A number of police units and the ambulance service rushed to the area and the normally busy zone was sealed off to traffic.
Police confirmed later: “Around 4.05pm, an assault took place in St Vincent Street, Glasgow.
“The suspect made his way on foot towards West Nile Street where he then inflicted serious injuries upon himself.
“Officers attended and the incident was very quickly contained.” Continue from Mirror