An elderly man has been stabbed to death in Glasgow in the early hours of the morning.scotstabThe OAP, who has not been named, was set upon in Abercromby Street in the city’s Bridgeton at around 12.30am. He was rushed to Glasgow Royal Infirmary but died shortly afterwards.

Police said a murder investigation has been launched and officers have taped off the road while the scene is scoured by forensic teams.

A spokeswoman said: “At around 12.25am an elderly man was stabbed in Abercromby Street, near Stevenson Street, in Bridgeton, Glasgow. ┬áHe was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary and died a short time later. We have launched a murder inquiry and investigations are continuing.”