Man kicked and punched during robbery in Aberdeen

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Aberdeen city centre.

The 26-year-old victim was on Union Street near the junction with Diamond Street at 4.20am on Friday when the incident took place.

The offender kicked and punched the victim before taking his personal belongings and leaving.

The victim was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment. His injuries are not serious.

Police said they are looking for a white man, aged in his 20s or 30s, of stocky build with dark blonde short hair which was shaved at the sides.

He was wearing a black Superdry jacket with green writing on it, grey trousers and black and white trainers. He was last seen in the Diamond Street area.

Detective Inspector David Howieson said: “The man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment and thankfully has not been seriously injured.

“There would have been people about in the city centre at this time and we are appealing to anyone who saw anything to get in touch.

“Anyone who may have seen anything unusual or suspicious is asked to get in touch with us on 101 quoting incident 0373 of 10/11.”