Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with a weapon in Paisley.

The 42-year-old man was seriously assaulted on West Buchanan Place between 1am and 3am on this morning.

He was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley where he received treatment for his injuries, before being released.

The attacker is described as male and was wearing all black clothing.

Detective Constable Ashley O’Neill from Paisley CID said: “Thankfully the man’s injuries were not life threatening, but this has been a terrifying incident.

“Anyone who was in the area at time of the incident or who has any knowledge of the assault can contact us via 101 quoting reference number 0366 of the 10th of June 2021. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”