A 52-year-old man has been taken to hospital after being found seriously injured outside a pub in Greenock.
The man was discovered with a “serious head injury” outside the Black Cat on Laird Street at around 9.10pm on Saturday night.
He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where his condition is described as serious but stable.
Detective inspector Nikki Wake said: “We are keen to speak to anyone inside or outside the premises on Saturday night who may have information to help our enquiries to establish the full circumstance of what happened.
“In addition, if you were driving in the area and have dash-cam footage that could assist our enquiries then please get in touch.”
Anyone with information is asked to make contact with Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 3717.