Police are investing a violent attack on a man in Linwood last night and the enquiry is being treated as attempted murder. The 26-year-old man was assaulted...

Police are investing a violent attack on a man in Linwood last night and the enquiry is being treated as attempted murder.

The 26-year-old man was assaulted by two men stairwell of a flat in Stirling Drive, Linwood around 9.50pm on Thursday 6th August.

He was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley where they describe his condition as stable. He is being treated for serious injuries to his face and body.

The two men ran off towards Vernon Drive and then Pentland Avenue in Linwood.

The first man was described as white, between 18-23 years, 6ft, stocky build with short fair hair and was wearing a dark hooded jacket.

The second man is also white, between 18-23 years, 6ft 2 inches and had a very slim build and was wearing a dark hooded top.

Detective Sergeant Ally Semple at Paisley CID said: “This was a particular violent attack which has left this young man with serious injuries. We are still trying to establish a motive for the attack and are appealing for the assistance of the public in an attempt to identify the men responsible.

“I’d like to speak to anyone who was in the vicinity of Stirling Drive and may have witnessed a disturbance there.

“I’d also like to speak to anyone who may have seen the culprits running away from Stirling Drive or anyone who recognises their descriptions.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101 or alternatively CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.