Police have issued an appeal after a man was assaulted by men wearing balaclavas.
The 41-year-old victim was attacked in the Brierfield Terrace area of Aberdeen at around 11pm on Tuesday.
He was taken to hospital for treatment and police are now looking to trace the men responsible for the attack.
The men were last seen walking towards Cairncry Road, and are described as both in their mid-20s, wearing dark clothing and balaclavas.
One man was described as around 5ft 6in, and the other was around 6ft.
Detective constable Gillian McPake said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who saw these men or knows who they are.
“Also, if you were in the area at the time and have dashcam footage or any other information that might help our investigation please get in touch.”
If you have any information, call 101.