Police Scotland are appealing for information following a serious assault on two people in the Linburn Road area of Erskine that happened around 2am on Sunday.

A 24-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman were found injured in the street after being assaulted by a group of youths whilst making their way home.

The man sustained serious facial injuries and was taken to the Royal Alexandria Hospital for treatment. The woman had minor injuries that did not require medical treatment.

The youths are described as being aged 16 to 17 and all were wearing dark clothing. They are believed to have made off in the direction of Lamont Farm.

Detective Constable Kate Wason, from Paisley CID, said “Extensive enquiries are ongoing into this unprovoked assault and we are very keen to trace the individuals responsible.

“We are appealing to anyone who was in the area around the time of the attack who may have seen what happened to get in touch, including any drivers who might have dash-cam footage that could assist our investigation.

“Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 0574 of Sunday, 30 January, 2022 or make an anonymous call to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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