Police closed a Perth street after a man was seriously assaulted early on Saturday.
Officers descended on Stanley Crescent shortly after 4am.
Witnesses say “numerous police vehicles” were seen in the area.
At least four police vehicles remained at the scene for several hours.
A 34-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment.
The extent of his injuries have not been confirmed.
Perth street closed after serious assault
One Stanley Crescent resident said: “I don’t know what happened but there was a lot of shouting going on earlier.”
Officers are continuing with their enquires in Stanley Crescent, which links Dunkeld Road with Crieff Road in Perth.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police received a report of a 34-year-old man having been seriously assaulted on Stanley Crescent in Perth around 4.10am.
The man was taken to hospital for treatment and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”