Police are appealing for witnesses after a young child was heard yelling for help while being assaulted by a man on a Dundee road.
The incident happened at around 7.30pm last night in the Charleston Drive area, close to Forth Crescent.
The man was seen to be seizing the child by the back of the neck and the child was heard to be shouting for help. The male was then seen to assault the child.
The man is described as 30-40 years of age, scruffy and with curly short fair hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing cream coloured shorts and similar coloured t-shirt.
The child was 7-8 years of age and was wearing dark coloured tracksuit bottoms and hooded top.
Anyone who has information that could assist Tayside Division in identifying those involved should call 101 or speak to any police officer.