A 23-year-old woman has been attacked during an attempted robbery at a cash machine.
The man pounced while the woman was standing at the ATM on Montrose’s High Street yesterday evening.
Although nothing was stolen, the victim suffered slight injuries to her hip and leg as a result.
The man is described as being about 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build and was wearing a navy hooded top and jeans.
Police have urged the public to be alert while using cash machines.
Anyone who was in the area of High Street last night and saw or heard anything that may assist officers with their inquiries is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.
Alternatively information can be passed via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.