A man has appeared in court charged with endangering the life of another man by attacking him with a bladed knuckleduster in Dundee.
John Drinnan, 36, allegedly assaulted Paul Hamilton by striking him on the head with the weapon on Dunholm Terrace and South Road on Friday November 22.
It is alleged this caused him permanent disfigurement and severe injury.
He is also accused of striking Mr Hamilton on the body with a knuckle duster to his severe injury and danger of his life.
He faces four charges in total which also include threatening and abusive behaviour likely to cause fear or alarm by shouting, swearing and brandishing the weapons while threatening violence.
Drinnan, of Fairbairn Street, appeared in private on petition at Dundee Sheriff Court before Sheriff John Rafferty.
Drinnan made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody pending a further court appearance.