Police in Nairn are appealing for witnesses following a report of a schoolboy having been assaulted whilst travelling on a bus on Friday 20 February 2014.
The 12 year-old boy was travelling on the Stagecoach No. 11 (Inverness to Elgin) bus; which is also used as a school bus, when at around 15:40 hours as the bus approached Auldearn, he was reported to have been both verbally and physically assaulted.
The boy's attacker is described as between 20-30 years of age, white, 5ft 6in tall, slim build and a pointed nose. He was wearing a beanie hat, a green hooded top, and camouflage trousers. He was also believed to have been carrying a black bag.
The boy received minor injuries as a result of the incident.
If anyone has any information about the incident they are encouraged to contact Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.