Inverness police have launched an appeal for information following a robbery which left an 80-year-old man with an injury.
At around 10pm yesterday evening a man attended at the home address of the victim and asked to be allowed entry.
After gaining access to the property, in the Locheil Road area of the city, the suspect stole a single figure sum of money.
The victim suffered an injury to his arm during the incident, which required treatment at Raigmore Hospital.
He has since been released from hospital.
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The suspect is described as being in his early 40s and is 5ft 8in tall.
He was wearing grey jogging bottoms and a dark top.
Detective Inspector Eddie Ross said: “I would like to reassure people that we are carrying out thorough inquiries to identify this man.
“I would also remind home owners to be vigilant if unknown persons attend at their address. Always verify any identification and ensure that the person is known to you.
“If you are unsure of a person’s identity or intentions do not allow them access and contact police if you have concerns about them.
“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Inverness CID using 101, quoting incident NN12311/18.”