Two teenage boys have been charged in connection with an attempted murder in Elgin.

The alleged incident happened around 10.45pm on Sunday in the High Street area of the town.

A 25-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Police Scotland said two boys, aged 14 and 15, have been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

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A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal, with both boys expected to appear before Elgin Sheriff Court at a later date.

Detective Inspector Andrew Wilson said: “We are very grateful for the support and co-operation of the local community while we carried out our investigation into this incident.”