Murder bid probe launched after man stabbed outside petrol station

Police were called to Gleniffer Road in Paisley on Wednesday night following reports of an assault.

Paisley: Attempted murder probe launched after man stabbed outside petrol station in Gleniffer Road iStock

Detectives have launched an attempted murder investigation after a man was stabbed outside a petrol station in Paisley.

The alarm was raised at around 8.20pm on Wednesday when officers were called to Gleniffer Road following reports that a man has been seriously assaulted by three men.

Emergency services attended and a 34-year-old man was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment to stab wounds.

Medical staff describe his condition as serious.

Police are now looking to trace the men responsible for the attack.

The first man is described as of medium build and was wearing a dark-coloured top and baseball cap with light-coloured trousers and black trainers.

The second suspect is described as of medium build and was wearing a black tracksuit with white lines down the sides of the arms and legs, and Nike trainers.

The third suspect is described as of medium build, and he was wearing a light grey tracksuit.

Detective inspector Ian Ross said: “Our enquiries are continuing in the area and we are gathering CCTV footage from in and around the local area to gather more information on the three men responsible for this attempted murder.

“This is a busy area and I would urge anyone who witnessed this attack who has not yet spoken to police to please contact us. 

“If anyone has any information that will help our ongoing investigation contact officers through 101 with reference number 3174 of 23 March. 

“Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

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