Two Men Seriously Injured In Attempted Murder

9 October 2016, 12:11 | Updated: 9 October 2016, 12:54

Two men have been seriously injured in a violent attack in Stevenston.

Officers were called to a disturbance within a property on Misk Knowes at about 15:15 on Saturday.

A 30 year-old man and a 52 year-old were found seriously injured and police are treating it as attempted murder.

The 30 year-old man was released after receiving treatment for a serious injury.

The 52 year-old's in a critical condition in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Detective Inspector Alan McAlpine said: "Enquiries are ongoing at this time to determine the circumstances surrounding this incident.

"Local residents may have heard a disturbance within the property or just outside at the time of the incident.

"This was a violent attack which has resulted in a man sustaining life threatening injuries.

"We have conducted a number of door to door interviews in the area and continue to seek information from the public to trace the person responsible."