POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an attempted murder in Renfrew.

A fire was deliberately started at a property in Western Park Gate at around 3.10am on Sunday.

Detective Inspector Neil Martin, of Paisley CID, said: “This was a targeted attack that has been frightening for the occupiers of the house.

"Luckily, nobody was seriously injured.

“We are appealing to anyone who has any information on this incident or any CCTV images to contact us via 101, quoting reference number 0738 of 23 May.”