Arrest after man left with serious injuries in high street disturbance

A 30-year-old man has been arrested following a disturbance on Johnstone High street last week.

Suspect arrested as man left in hospital following High Street Johnstone disturbance © Google Maps 2023

A man has been arrested after leaving a victim in hospital following an incident on a high street in Renfrewshire.

Police were called to Johnstone High Street at around 11.20am on Friday, after receiving reports of a disturbance.

A 37-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries, where he remains in a “stable” condition.

Officers confirmed that a 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

He appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court on Monday.

A spokesperson said: “Police have asked any witnesses to contact them via 101 and quote incident number 4458 of December 16.”