Watch: Man taken to hospital after attack outside Aberdeen supermarket

An appeal has been launched after a man was assaulted outside an Asda store in Aberdeen.

The 27-year-old man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with facial injuries after the attack in the car park of the store on Jesmond Drive in Bridge of Don.

The attacker is described as being white, 5ft 11 and of a stocky build. He was wearing a grey tracksuit top.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the incident, which happened at around 10pm on Sunday, to come forward.

Investigating officer Pc Tom Spencer, of the Divisional Alcohol Violence Reduction Unit, said: “We believe this to be a targeted attack and officers would like to hear from anyone who was in the area and may have seen anything unusual or suspicious or has any information which may help us with our enquiries.

“In particular, we would like to trace a man who was seen in the carpark area around the time as he may have information which could assist our investigation.

“He is described as a white male, 5′ 11” in height, stocky build, wearing a grey tracksuit top and may be linked to a red car.

“CCTV inquiries are on-going and we have identified a number of people being in the car park around this time.

“If you were in the area at this time or know of someone who may have been, we would urge you to come forward with any information and contact us on 101 using reference number CF0034070218.”