A man was fighting for his life in hospital today following an alleged attack in Aberdeen city centre.
The 33-year-old is in a critical condition at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following the incident, which happened at around 9.30pm outside the Co-op store on Union Street.
Two men have been detained and inquiries are ongoing.
Detective Sergeant Rhona Di Meola said: “I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything to please contact police as we carry out an investigation into the circumstances leading up to this incident.
“Please contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 if you would prefer to remain anonymous.”