An English man out with his parents was the victim of what police described as a racist incident in Elgin.
Police appealed for any witnesses to contact them
A husband, wife and their 21-year-old son were in Bishopmill Brae when three males approached them on Monday night.
One of the men then punched the son in the face and walked off after making comments of a racist nature.
Grampian Police said one of the three men was carrying a bag of chips and appealed for anyone with information to contact them.
One of the men was described as between 16 and 20, 6ft 2in tall, slim, with brown hair, wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and white trainers.
The second was between 21 and 40, 5ft 8in tall, stocky, with fair hair, wearing a white T-shirt and sandy-coloured cardigan with a zip up the front, blue jeans, and white trainers. He was carrying the chips.
The third was between 16 and 20, 5ft 4in tall, stocky, wearing khaki clothing and white trainers.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident of who may have any information is asked to contact Grampian Police on 0845 600 5700 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.