Police are appealing for information after a man defecated in a garden in Aberdeen over the weekend.
It happened at around 11.30am yesterday in a communal garden in University Road/College Bounds, near the Butchart Centre.
A man reportedly spoke to a 5-year-old girl before defecating in front of her.
He is described as white, slim and average height wearing a long black jacket with a hood and grey trousers.
Detective Sergeant Lesley Clark, based at Bucksburn, said: "This incident was clearly upsetting for the child and distressing to the residents of the communal gardens.
"We are keen to establish the full circumstances and are appealing to anyone who might have been in the area around 11.30am on Sunday who noticed anything unusual or has any information about this to contact us."
Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 1627 of 17 May or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.