Four men have been seriously injured after a fight broke out between two groups at an underpass in the early hours of this morning in Ferguslie Park.
The victims aged 28, 26, 20 and 18 were stabbed and slashed at the disturbance this morning.
The clash between two groups of people happened at around 2.50am when police were called to a report of two men injured in the Ferguslie Park area of Paisley. Police attended and the injured men were traced in the local area. A further two injured men were traced at addresses nearby.
From initial police enquiries the disturbances may have taken place at an underpass leading from Ferguslie Park Avenue towards Millarston and also between that underpass and Millarston Drive.
The four inured men were taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley. Three men aged 20, 18 and 26 years were treated for stab wounds and a 28 year-old man was treated for lacerations.
The 28 year-old man is still being treated in hospital at this time, the others have been released.
Detective Inspector Robert Bowie of Paisley Police Office said: “Officers are working to establish more details on the exact circumstances surrounding this disturbance and we are still trying to gather further information from the four men involved. Officers are checking CCTV footage as they believe that there were more people involved in this disturbance.
“At this stage of our investigation I am appealing to anyone who was in the area in the early hours of this morning who witnessed any incidents take place, or who has information that will further our investigation to contact officers.
“Any information should be passed to Paisley Police Office through 101 quoting reference number 0292 of 16th May 2019. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”