A man has been left with serious injuries after being battered in an “unprovoked” attack in an Angus town.
The assault took place at the junction between Townhead Road and Noran Avenue in Arbroath between 4pm and 5pm on Friday, November 29.
The victim, who is in his 30s and has mobility difficulties, was left with serious facial injuries.
Police believe he was approached from behind, knocked to the ground and battered on the face using “a solid object”.
Officers are seeking a bald man who was wearing an orange top at the time of the incident. He is said to have been seen running away from the victim after the attack.
The injured man was wearing a navy blue Nike hoody and black jogging bottoms at the time of the assault.
Police say a number of people may have witnessed the incident, including a group of youngsters who were on bicycles in the area at the time.
Tayside Police Division posted: “A man in his thirties with mobility difficulties suffered serious facial injuries after being assaulted by another man in an unprovoked attack.
“The victim, who was wearing a navy blue Nike hooded top and black jogging bottoms at the time of the incident, was approached from behind, knocked to the ground and struck numerous times in the face.
“The injuries he suffered are consistent with having been struck with a solid object of some type.”
Anyone with information is being asked to call 101 or to speak with any police officer.
Information can be given anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. The reference number for the incident is 4636 of November 29.