A man who walked in to Paisley’s A&E with stab wounds on Wednesday morning is in a stable condition in hospital.
The victim, a 39 year-old man, was stabbed repeatedly in the chest and suffered a punctured lung. So far he has been unable to provide a location for the attack which detectives are treating as an attempted murder.
The serious assault happened in Paisley on Wednesday at around 9:00am, the man walked into the Royal Alexandria Hospital in Paisley after he had sustained stab wounds in an attack. He remains in hospital and medical staff describe his condition as stable.
The victim has been unable to provide a location for the attack which detectives are treating as an attempted murder. Officers believe the attack may have happened in the West End of the town. The detective in charge has said ‘it is imperative we find out where this man was attacked so we can maximise forensic opportunities’.
On the night of the attack the victim was wearing a distinctive blue and white striped woollen hat. Officers also believe he may have been helped by a woman wearing pink trousers.
The investigation team will continue to check CCTV footage in an effort to find any information which could assist their enquiries.
Detective Constable Steven Craig, said: “It’s imperative we find out where this man was attacked so we can maximise forensic opportunities. I appreciate that there is no location for people to focus on but we believe the attack took place in the west end of Paisley. What I am asking people to do is focus on the blue and white striped hat, did you see a man wearing this hat or did you see a woman wearing pink trousers in your street? If you have any information, no matter how insignificant it seems to you, please do pass it on and let us decide its relevance. We will assess it and check out any street names provided which may turn out to be where the crime has taken place. “
Anyone with information is asked to call CID officers in Paisley Police Station via 101, quoting incident number 0924 of Wednesday 27 March 2019. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.