Police in Inverness are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of a man with serious head and facial injuries in the early hours on New Year’s Day.
He was found in the Craigton Avenue/Bridgeview Drive area of the city.
Police say he was injured some time between 1.30am and 2.30am.
He was discovered lying in the street by a passerby.
Officers want to hear from anyone who may have knowledge of the incident.
They should call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.