A teenage boy has been treated in hospital after being attacked by two people armed with a weapon in Greenock.
The incident took place between Kilmacolm Road and Whinhill train station around 9.20pm on Friday.
The 15-year-old was seriously assaulted by two males carrying a weapon, who later made off on an electric pedal bike.
The two males were wearing all black at the time of the incident.
The teenager was treated in hospital and released a short time later.
Detective Constable Stephen Jordan said: “We are appealing for anyone who was in the area and witnessed the attack, or any suspicious activity, to please come forward.
“We would also ask anyone who may have possible dashcam or CCTV footage from nearby, on the night of Friday, May 26, to contact officers.
“Anyone with information can call police on 101, quoting incident 4399 of May 26, 2023.
“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, if you wish to remain anonymous.”