Police Scotland in Paisley are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Paisley town centre.

Around 12.20am on Friday 24th April 2015, a 42-year-old man was walking in Causeyside Street, near to its junction with Johnstone Street in Paisley, when he was approached by two men who engaged him in conversation then assaulted him.

The man fell to the ground and lost consciousness.

A short time later as he walked on Gordon Street, he was again approached by the same two men who assaulted him again.

The injured man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley where he was treated for head and facial injuries then later released.

The first suspect is described as:

  • 5 ft 8′ in height,
  • of heavy build,
  • havingshort dark hair,
  • wearing a black t-shirt, grey hooded top and black trousers.

The second suspect is described as:

  • white,
  • 20-25 years-old,
  • 5 ft 10′ in height,
  • having long dark brown hair,
  • wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans with a chain on them and white trainers.
  • Detective Constable Alan Curran of Paisley Police Office said today:

“This was a totally unprovoked and violent attack on this man as he was trying to make his way home from a night out with his friends.

“This is a busy area, and I am sure that there are motorists or pedestrians who may have witnessed these attacks take place. I would urge anyone with information to contact Police Scotland on 101. Alternatively CRIMESTOPPERS can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can take place.”