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Police investigate 'attempted murder' in Paisley

Ferguslie Park Avenue
Image caption The incident happened in Ferguslie Park Avenue in Paisley

A 19-year-old man was seriously injured after being stabbed during a disturbance involving four men in Paisley.

The victim was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital following the incident, which took place at about 08:15 on Sunday in Ferguslie Park Avenue.

His condition was described as serious but stable.

Detectives are treating the incident as an attempted murder.

The area was cordoned off as officers collected CCTV footage and conducted door-to-door inquiries.

Det Con Andy McKay said: "Our inquiries are at an early stage and we are in the process of piecing together exactly what has happened and why.

"A young man has been violently attacked and it's imperative we trace whoever is responsible.

"I'm sure there are people in the local community who either heard or witnessed the attack and I am appealing to them to contact us.

"If you have any information whatsoever concerning this attack, or any knowledge as to who is responsible, then please do come forward and speak to us."

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