Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses following an attempted theft in Elgin.
At approximately 19:00 on Thursday 18 September 2018, a 47-year-old woman was walking in Doocot Park when she was approached by a man who demanded items from her.
When he carelessly left the woman he headed towards North Street.
The woman's ordeal occurred near to New Elgin Road.
The woman suffered a minor injury and was left shaken by the incident.
Luckily for the victim, no weapons were involved in this situation.
The suspect is described as white, aged between 20-25 years old, 6 foot tall, with short dark hair and gaunt features.
His attire is described as wearing a light coloured short sleeve t-shirt, light jeans and dark trainers.
Detective Constable Sarah Dawson, Police Scotland, has the following statement appealing for witnesses:
"I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of Doocot Park at the time and saw the suspect or anyone who recognises his description to contact Police. Following the incident the suspect ran off through the park in the direction of North Street."
Anyone who may have information relating to this incident is advised to phone Police Scotland in Elgin via 101.
Alternatively CrimeStoppers can be called on 0800 555 111 where you can provide information anonymously and anonymity can be maintained.
Regardless of which number you call to give information to - whether it be 101 or 0800 555 111 - the reference number, CF0257871018, should be quoted by you when asked for by the call handler operator.