A man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder after an incident in Aberdeen city centre.
The emergency services were called to Shiprow, outside the Vue cinema, on Tuesday.
A man aged 30 was taken to hospital with stab wounds.
Anthony Higgins, 33, from Liverpool, was charged with attempted murder at Aberdeen Sheriff Court, as well as possession of a blade or point, and assault.
He made no plea and was released on bail.