Man seriously injured after being stabbed in murder bid
The attack happened on Wellington Street in Greenock, Inverclyde, on Monday.
A man has been seriously injured after being stabbed on a street.
The attack happened on Wellington Street in Greenock, Inverclyde, at 12.15am on Monday.
The 25-year-old was walking with two women when he was stabbed in the head and body in a targeted attack.
He was taken to Inverclyde Royal Hospital in a serious but stable condition. The women were uninjured.
The attacker, who is white, 6ft and slim, ran off towards Greenock Health Centre.
He was wearing a black hoodie and black tracksuit trousers.
Detective inspector David Wagstaff said: "Our enquiries are at an early stage but from what we know so far, we believe the victim was the intended target.
"The motive however is unknown and we are in the process of trying to establish exactly why this attack has taken place.
"I am appealing to members of the local community to contact us with any information they may have about this incident or any knowledge of who the suspect is."
Anyone with information is asked to contact 101.