A MAN was rushed to hospital after he was attacked in Greenock's east end last night.

The victim was attacked in Belville Street.

The 22-year-old was taken to Inverclyde Royal for treatment before he was released later.

Detective Sergeant Euan Keil of Greenock CID said: "We are investigating a serious assault, enquiries are ongoing and CCTV is being checked.

"Witnesses are sought with regards to this incident and we are appealing for anyone who may have saw any disturbance or anything suspicious to contact us."

Anyone with information is asked to phone the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.