A man has been taken to hospital after a fight broke out in a north-east town.
High Street in Stonehaven has been sealed off following the serious incident.
Officers attended the scene near the street’s junction with Arbuthnott Place.
A police spokesman said they were made aware of the incident at 7pm, and one male was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Members of the public have been urged to stay away from the area of the High Street between Dunnottar Avenue and the harbour.