Police Scotland are appealing for information after a 22-year-old man was assaulted in Paisley on Sunday.

Detectives confirm at around 12.30am five men entered a flat in Morar Drive and assaulted a man with a blunt weapon, then made off.

The injured man was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital and released after treatment.

Detective Constable James Campbell of Paisley Police Station said: “Our investigation is ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding this attack, and to identify and trace the men responsible.

“The suspects wore face masks with blue or black clothing.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area of Morar Drive around shortly after midnight on Sunday morning who witnessed anything suspicious, or who has any information that may assist our enquiry to please contact 101 quoting reference number 0086 of 24 December.

“Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

By Ricky Kelly

Main writer for Renfrewshire News

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