Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in a supermarket car park.
The 37-year-old was taken to hospital for "serious" stab wounds after the attack, in the car park of Morrisons on John Street, Bellshill, at around 10pm on Friday.
Police say the man was attacked by two suspects, who were seen "running off".
Local police have now appealed for people to come forward, singling out one onlooker in particular who was stood outside a nearby pub.
Detective constable Peter King, from Wishaw CID, said: "This incident has resulted in a man sustaining serious injuries and it is vital that we trace the persons responsible.
"I'd like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the attack or anyone who was in the vicinity at the time and may have seen the two suspects running off afterwards.
"In particular I'd like to speak to a man who was seen sitting on a wall at the bus stop across from the New Alhambra Bar on Motherwell Road, Bellshill, at the time the attack took place."
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting the reference number 4324 of November 22.