Police in Peterhead are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in the town.
Officers said the incident happened at around 9.30pm yesterday in Kirk Street.
DC Barry Wallace said: “The woman involved was fortunately not injured in the incident however she has naturally been left extremely shaken.
“No property was taken however this has been a distressing incident and we are appealing to the public for information which may assist us with our inquiries.
“In particular we would like to trace a man and a woman who came to the assistance of the woman involved.
“Anyone who was in the area around the time given who may be able to assist us is asked to contact us on 101.”