Police Scotland officers in Arbroath are appealing for information after two men attempted to rob a Nigerian man after racially abusing him in the town on Monday evening.
The incident took place at about 5.30pm in Guthrie Port, near to the Morrison’s supermarket.
The man was approached by two men in the street who made racist comments towards him and demanded money before they ran off in a northerly direction, near to the Tesco store at Stobcross.
Officers would like to trace two men in connection with the incident.
The first is described as being white, in his early 20s, about 5ft 8 and slim build and was wearing grey bottoms and a grey zip-up top.
The second is described as being white and in his early 20s, 6ft and stocky build, wearing a blue zip-up top. Both men spoke with local accents.
Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting CR/6418/19, or speak to any police officer.
Alternatively if you have any information about the incident you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org