Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had to be taken to hospital following an assault in Aberdeen.
The 37-year-old had to be taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following the incident which happened at around 9pm on Friday in the Hayton Road area of the city.
The assault is said to have taken place near to the area’s Co-op.
Detective Sergeant Hollie Murray said: “This is an unusual and isolated incident for the area and the man has been injured as a result.
“Additional patrols are being carried out but we would ask that anyone who may have witnessed a disturbance in the area or who has knowledge of this incident contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 should they wish to remain anonymous.”