Police Scotland is carrying out an investigation after an attempted murder at Weir Street in Greenock at around 6am this morning (Saturday 12 October).
A 37 year old man has suffered significant injuries and has been taken to hospital for treatment, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Detective Inspector John Stewart said :
‘Officers were called to a property at Weir Street in Greenock around 6am this morning, after reports that a man had sustained significant injuries. He was taken to hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.
'There will be an enhanced police presence in the area while we carry out further enquiries and I would like to take this opportunity to thank the public for their patience whilst this ongoing.
'I would also like to take this opportunity to appeal to anyone who has any information that would assist my officers with this investigation to please come forward, no matter how small or insignificant you think it may be.'
Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting 0921 of 12 October or speak to any police officers. Alternatively if you have any information about the incident you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form at crimestoppers-uk.org.