A man suffered extensive facial injuries after an assault in a north-east town.
Police are appealing for information about the incident which is believed to have happened between 12.30pm and 12.45pm on Saturday in North Esk Road, Montrose.
A 43-year-old man was allegedly assaulted near The Grove Chip Shop, and suffered extensive facial injuries.
Unfortunately he was unable to provide a description of his attacker, but they are thought to be younger than the victim and male.
The victim was wearing a dark blue jacket, blue jeans, and a blue Christmas jumper at the time of the incident.
If anyone has any information that could assist the investigation, they should contact police on 101, quoting the crime reference number CR/30011/18.
Information can also be given anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.