A man is fighting for life in hospital after being attacked by a gang of three in Paisley.
The 45-year-old was stabbed after being approached by the men outside flats in Fulbar Road shortly before 9pm on Friday.
He was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital and was later transferred to the Golden Jubilee Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
Police are treating the attack as attempted murder and officers are hunting the attackers.
One man was white, in his 40s and of heavy build with black hair and glasses. He was wearing a blue top and shorts.
The second man was aged between 40 and 50 years old and of heavy build and wearing a blue top.
The third was a younger man with a slim build and wearing grey top and jogging trousers.
Detective inspector Ian Ross said: Extensive enquiries are ongoing into this attempted murder and officers are currently carrying out enquiries in the local area, and checking CCTV footage to gather more information on the three men responsible.
“The two older suspects were both riding bikes and they made off along the cycle path at Fulbar Road.
“I would urge any witnesses to this attack, or anyone who may have seen the three men responsible in the local area around the time of the incident to contact us as soon as possible.”
Anyone with information should contact Paisley Police Office through 101 quoting reference number 3834 of August 7. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.