A man has been left seriously injured after being attacked by men armed with a plank of wood in Johnstone.
The 34-year-old man was assaulted at an address on Graham Street by the two men using the plank of wood as a weapon.
He was rushed to Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley after seeking help from staff at the nearby Hagg Bar.
Police have launched a search for two men after the incident occurred around 4.10pm on Friday.
The men made off from the scene in a small black car and drove in the direction of MacDowall Street in Johnstone.
Police have now issued descriptions of the men they are trying to trace.
The first suspect is described as white, approximately 6ft and slim build. He had a dark stubble beard, dark bags under his eyes and a scar on the right side of his face. This man was wearing all black clothing and black trainers.
The second suspect is also described as white, approximately 6ft and slim build. He was bald and clean shaven. This man was wearing all white clothing and white trainers.
Investigations are ongoing and officers are checking CCTV from the area.
Anyone with further information is urged to get in contact with police.
Detective constable James Campbell, Paisley CID, said: “While enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding this attack, we believe it to be targeted.
“It was a vicious assault that happened in the middle of the day, weapons were used and the man has been badly injured.
“We would appeal to anyone who may have seen the attack take place, who may have doorbell or dash-cam footage capturing the incident, or who has any information that will assist the investigation to come forward.
“Information can be passed to police via 101, quoting reference number 2499 of November 18, when calling.
“Alternatively, details can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”