A man has been left seriously injured after being stabbed in a common close.
The 39-year-old was attacked at a property on Glenmuir Road, Ayr, at around 7.30pm on Tuesday.
Emergency services attended and he was taken to University Hospital where he is being treated for serious, but non-life threatening, injuries.
Police investigating the incident are now appealing for information.
Detective constable Paul McRoberts of Ayrshire CID said: “We were called around 7.40pm on Tuesday, to Glenmuir Road, Ayr, following reports of a man being attacked in a common close area.
“A 39-year-old man was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Ayr with serious injuries. They are not thought to be life-threatening and he remains in hospital for treatment.
“Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with any information is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101.“