Police are appealing for information after a 27-year-old man was assaulted in Kirkintilloch on Wednesday night.
The victim suffered facial injuries after a disturbance in a close at 13 Muirhead Street in the town around 6.30pm.
He was taken to the Royal Infirmary and released after treatment.
Officers said two males are believed to have been involved in the incident.
Anyone who can help should contact Kirkintilloch CID on 101.