A woman has been arrested for assault after a clubber allegedly had her face bitten in a city centre venue.
Officers were called to Aura nightclub on South Ward Road early yesterday morning amid reports a woman had been attacked.
The victim is understood to have undergone plastic surgery following the attack.
Images posted to social media, which have been shared hundreds of times, apparently showed a young women with a large wound to her cheek before and after being stitched up.
The mother of the alleged victim made an appeal for anyone with information to come forward.
Aura opened in September on the ground floor section of the Fat Sam’s building on South Ward Road and has a 1,200 capacity.
Its owner, city businessman Tony Cochrane, runs 14 clubs across Scotland through TGC Leisure.
A spokesman for the venue said: “We are aware of what appears to be an isolated incident involving two females that occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning.
“Our security team responded quickly by separating the incident, then administering first aid to one female and handing the other female involved over to Police Scotland.
“At this time we are working with Police Scotland in their inquiries into the incident.
“The management have also been in touch with the family of the injured female, wishing her a quick recovery.
“Our number one priority is, and will continue to be, the safety of over 3,500 customers enjoying a night out with us every week in Dundee.”
A spokesman for Police Scotland urged social media users not to speculate on the names of the people involved in the incident.
He said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a 18-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a serious assault which happened at Aura nightclub in Dundee.
“A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal and she is expected to appear at Dundee Sheriff Court today.”