A 12-year-old boy has been reported to the authorities in connection with an alleged attack on another boy in Angus.
Police were contacted after a seven-year-old boy was left with a gash in his head following an incident at a playpark in Ferryden, near Montrose, on Monday evening.
The youngster – who cannot be named for legal reasons – was treated in hospital for his injury.
Police have now issued an update on the investigation.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 8.55am on Tuesday, police received a report a seven-year-old boy had been assaulted at Ferryden Park, Montrose on Monday.
“The boy attended Ninewells Hospital for treatment.
“Following inquiries, a 12-year-old boy has been referred to the relevant authorities in connection with the incident.”