A teenager is in hospital after being stabbed in the leg during a street rammy in Renfrewshire. 

The 16-year-old boy was part of a large group who were seen in Paisley's Oakshaw Road on Saturday evening.

A disturbance broke out and the victim was knifed. 

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 11pm amid reports of a boy being stabbed in the leg, as our sister title The Gazette reports.

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Detectives investigating the crime have confirmed they are treating it as attempted murder. 

He was rushed to the Royal Alexandra Hospital before being transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Medics there describe his condition as stable. 

Police say they are searching for a suspect who was wearing red trousers.