Appeal after man attacked by masked gang in Paisley flat

Five men entered the 22-year-old's flat in Morar Drive and assaulted him with a blunt weapon at around 12.30am on Christmas Eve.

Appeal after man attacked by masked gang in Paisley flat

Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked by a masked gang who stormed his flat in Paisley.

Five men entered the 22-year-old’s flat in Morar Drive and assaulted him with a blunt weapon, then made off at around 12.30am on Sunday December 24.

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.”

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