A man has appeared in court today following a dog attack in Aberdeen.
An investigation was launched after reports of a disturbance in the Stewart Terrace area of Northfield on Sunday.
A 38-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the attack and was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment.
A police spokeswoman said: “Officers were called to a report of a disturbance where a 38-year-old man sustained serious injuries after being attacked by a dog in the Stewart Terrace area of Aberdeen.
“He was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment.
“A 27-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection.
“A 24-year-old woman has been arrested in connection. Inquiries into the incident continue.”
Today, Aden Robertson of Aberdeen appeared in court.
The 27-year-old is facing three charges, including assault to severe injury and permanent disfigurement and one charge under the Dangerous Dogs Act of being in charge of a dog that was dangerously out of control.
He also faced a charge of being in possession of an article with a blade to point.
No plea was entered and the case was committed for further examination.
Robertson was released on bail.