A woman has been left shaken after a man attempted to steal from her in a north-east town.
The 47-year-old woman suffered a minor injury and was left shaken after the attack in the Doocot Park area of Elgin at around 7pm on Thursday.
In the incident a man, described as being between 20 and 25, approached the woman and demanded items from her. No weapons were used.
He is described as being white, 6ft tall with short dark hair and gaunt features.
At the time he was wearing a light-coloured short sleeve t-shirt, light jeans and dark trainers
Detective Constable Sarah Dawson, “I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of Doocot Park at the time and saw the suspect or anyone who recognises his description to contact police.
“Following the incident the suspect ran off through the park in the direction of North Street.”
“Anyone who may have information relating to this incident is advised to phone 101 and quote reference CF0257871018.”