Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses following an attempted murder in Paisley.

A 24-year-old man was found with life threatening injuries on the town’s Stock Street around 9pm on Saturday.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow by ambulance for treatment.

Officers believe this was a targeted attack and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Jason Buxton said: “I want to reassure the public that this appears to have been a targeted attack however it is vital we find out exactly what happened so we can trace the person responsible.

“I would urge anyone who saw what happened, who has dashcam footage of the area at the time or who has any information about the attack to get in touch with police.

“Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 3577 of Saturday, 30 July, 2022. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”