A man was injured in an early morning assault in an Aberdeenshire village.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack which happened at Aquithie Road Park, Kemnay, around 8.45am on Friday.
A spokesman said a 59-year-old man suffered facial injuries.
The attacker is between 21 and 40, 5ft 9ins and heavily built, with short hair and a local accent.
He is believed to own a black Labrador dog.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.