Police appealing for information after a 43-year-old man was seriously assaulted in Paisley on Thursday.
Around 5pm, the 43 year-old man was sitting with his friend in a grassy area near to railway arches between Whitesbridge Avenue and Ferguslie Park Avenue. They were approached by a group youths consisting of four males and one female. The group started shouting remarks at the two men, then one of the youths assaulted the man.
The group then made off in the direction of Ferguslie Park.
The injured man was treated at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley for facial injuries, then later released.
Detective Constable Martyn Renfrew of Paisley Police Office said: “Our enquiries are at an early stage into this incident and we are speaking with the injured man to find out more information on this incident, and trace the suspects.
“At this time I would urge any witnesses to the serious assault, or anyone with information that may assist our investigation to contact Paisley Police Office through 101 quoting reference number 2921 of Thursday 18 July 2019. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”