Police are appealing for information after a 44-year-old woman was found with serious injuries Elgin.
The woman was taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital where she is receiving treatment for a head injury.
Detective Inspector Norman Stevenson said: “The woman was found in the street with injuries to her head. We have been unable to speak to her to establish how she came to be injured and we are appealing to anyone who may have information that could assist us to get in touch.
“Police were called shortly after 5am and she may have been seen in the area around this time or shortly before. She is described as having fair hair and is of average build. She was wearing a light coloured jacket, blue jeans, brown boots and had a black handbag with her.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 0354 of 26 October or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.