Police are investigating a report of hare coursing in Moray.
They are appealing for information after a number of men were seen in the Dipple area with two large greyhound-type dogs sometime between 7pm and 8pm on Thursday.
The men were seen leaving the area, near Fochabers, in a silver Mercedes C230 car.
Hare coursing involves the chasing and hunting of hares with dogs.
PC Hannah Haywood, from Buckie police station, said: “We have been carrying out inquiries in the area following reports of this crime and are asking for anyone with further information to please come forward.
“This includes whether you saw the activities take place, or saw such a car in the nearby area on Thursday evening.”
If you have any information, call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.