A man in his 60s was taken to hospital after allegedly being attacked in Aberdeen at the weekend.
The alleged incident happened in the Deveron Road area of the city on Saturday.
Police said man suffered serious facial and head injuries.
He was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment.
One man, a 29-year-old, is due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today in connection with the alleged serious assault, police said.
He has also been charged in relation to an alleged theft from a car and alleged attempted theft from cars in the Birkhill Parade area on Saturday.
A 28-year-old woman has also been charged in connection to the alleged vehicle crime and is also expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today
PC Iain Fraser from the Divisional Alcohol Violence Reduction Unit said: “This has been undoubtedly been a distressing incident for the community and we are grateful for its support while inquiries were carried out.”