Attack victim may require surgery
Man was kicked and punched as he walked on footpath
Police are investigating a savage gang attack which left a man in hospital.
The 45- year- old victim may require surgery after he was violently kicked and punched as he walked on a footpath at around 7.50am on Saturday morning.
He was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where police say he remains in a serious but stable condition.
It is understood the man was walking close to the Costcutter shop a Netherhill Road when he was assaulted.
Police, who are treating the incident as a serious assault, say they are keen to speak to a man and woman who they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.
The man is described as being white, in his 20s, around 5’10” tall, of slim build and was wearing a black and gray track suit.
The woman is also described as white, in her 20s, around 5’6” tall, of slim build, with long dark hair, and was wearing a pink zip top and back leggings.
Detectives are keen to speak to the pair, as they were seen in the area of the attack.
Detective Inspector Scott McCallum, from Paisley CID, said: “This was a particularly concerning incident given the time that it occurred.
“The victim, who is a 45-yearold male, was walking along a footpath at around 7.50am on Saturday morning when he was seriously assaulted.
“He received a number of kicks and punches during the incident.
“He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he continues to receive medical treatment.
“I would appeal to anyone to anyone who may have been in the area and may have seen anything suspicious to please get in touch.
“We are particularly keen to speak to a male and female who were seen in the area at the time, as we believe they may be able to assist with our enquiries.”
If you have any information you should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.