A man armed with a knife who tried to rob another man in Aberdeenshire is being hunted by police.
The incident happened in Commerce Street in Insch at about 19:10.
Police Scotland said no-one was injured. Offices want to trace a man who was about 6ft tall, with short, brown hair, and wearing a cap.
Det Sgt John Lumsden said: "This appears to have been an isolated incident and officers are following a positive line of inquiry."
He added: "Although he wasn't injured it has naturally been upsetting for the man involved."