A MAN was assaulted at a woodland footpath near Haddington yesterday (Sunday).

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident, which occurred at about 12.20pm on a footpath within a woodland area to the south of Amisfield Walled Garden.

The man was approached by another man who began to shout and force him to the ground, resulting in minor injuries.

The suspect is described as being about 6ft, slim build, short grey hair, clean shaven, wearing a black or dark coloured t-shirt and light coloured jeans.

Contact Police Scotland on 101 with information or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number 2026 of August 18.