Two schoolgirls have been charged after an assault at an Aberdeen shopping centre.
The incident happened at Union Square at around 6pm on Boxing day.
Police have confirmed two 13-year-old girls have been charged in connection with the incident in which another girl, of the same age, was assaulted.
She was not seriously injured.
PC Robyn Collie said: “We worked closely with Union Square while inquiries were carried and continue to do so.
“We remain committed to detecting and preventing incidents of this nature.
“The two 13-year-old girls will be reported to the Youth Justice Management Unit.”