Investigation launched after man stabbed from behind on Halloween 

Emergency services were called to Grieve Road, Greenock, at around 4pm on Monday.

Investigation launched after man stabbed from behind on Halloween on Greive Road, Greenock © Google Maps 2023

An investigation has been launched after man was stabbed from behind in Greenock during Halloween.

Police were called to the Greive Road area of the town, at its junction with Old Inverkip Road, at around 4pm on Monday after receiving reports of an assault.

Emergency services took a 43-year-old man to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was treated for stab wounds.

Hie current condition is unknown.

Officers have now launched an investigation into the incident and have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

Detective constable Kirsty Murray said: “Our enquiries are continuing into this incident, and we are viewing CCTV footage to gather more information on the man responsible.

“If you were in the area and witnessed this attack or if you have any information that will assist our ongoing investigation, please contact us.

“We are also keen to obtain any dash-cam from motorists driving near this junction at the time.

“Please contact 101 with reference number 2345 of October 31. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”