A man has suffered serious injuries in an attempted murder involving three women.
The incident happened outside a property on Florence Street at around 10.30pm on Saturday in Greenock, Inverclyde.
Police said three women got out of a car and a disturbance happened at the front door of the property.
A 31-year-old man suffered serious injuries to his upper body and was taken to Inverclyde Royal Hospital where he is in a stable condition.
The only description available is that one of the women, who was reportedly “heavy-set” with blonde hair.
Detective Inspector David Wagstaff, at Greenock CID, said: “We don’t know where the women or the car went after the attack and we’re appealing for anyone with information to contact us.
“We believe it was a targeted attack and additional patrols are being carried out in the area.”