Two raiders attacked a man who went to confront them after breaking into a Dundee pub.
Police have launched an investigation following the break-in to the Boar’s Rock on Arbroath Road around 4am today.
A neighbour of the premises heard noises and went to investigate before he was assaulted.
The two men, one of whom had no teeth, found within the pub then ran off.
The man who was assaulted was not seriously hurt.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Inquiries are ongoing, and officers would like to trace two men in connection with the incident.
“The first is described as in 40s, about 6ft 1in of medium build.
“He was wearing bulky clothing including a grey hooded top. He spoke with a local accent and had no teeth.
“The second is described as being in his 20s, about 5ft 8in of slim build. He was wearing a dark hooded top and light grey or blue woollen bobble-type hat.
“We would also like to ask local residents in the immediate area who have private CCTV to get in touch with us, as well as any drivers who were in the area at that time who have dashcams.
“If you have any information that can assist our investigation, please call 101 or speak with any police officer. Information can be given anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111. Our reference is CR/29192/18.”