Sometime between 6 pm and 6.20 pm on Sunday past, a male was assaulted by another male in Distillery Road, Brechin near to its junction with Cookston Road, at the rear corner of The Co-op supermarket building.
The male was pushed against the supermarket wall by his assailant and sustained a bleeding wound to his head which required hospital treatment. The male assailant was in the company of a female at the time and they are believed to have been shopping within the Co-op shortly before the incident.
They were last seen walking up Latch Road towards Argyll Street.
Police are requesting any witnesses to come forward as soon as possible either by contacting Brechin Police Office or by calling 0300 111 2222.