An attempted murder probe has been launched after a man was left seriously injured following an attack in Greenock.
A 22-year-old man was left with serious injuries to his head and body as a result of a disturbance involving a number of men.
The incident occurred around 11.20pm on Thursday on Dorset Road in the town, near the junction with Oxford Road.
The victim was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Detective Inspector Gordon Smith said: “Enquiries are continuing and we are encouraging anyone who may have been in the area at the time to please get in touch.
“We would also like to speak to anyone who may have noticed any suspicious vehicles around these streets, and in particular a grey car which was seen around this time.
“If you have private CCTV, doorbell or dash-cam footage which might have captured anything, we ask that you check this to assist in our enquiries.
“We will be carrying out additional patrols in the area and anyone with any concerns can approach these officers.
“Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 4036 of April 13, 2023.
“Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given completely anonymously.”