The police are appealing for witnesses after an 11 year old boy had his arm broken during an assault at the Youthbeatz Festival in Dumfries yesterday evening.
Officers say the boy was attacked near to the VIP tent at around 5:45pm. The incident occurred as a group of boys were playing with 'silly string'.
Police say they want to speak to two boys aged between 11 and 13. One is described as over 5ft tall with short dark hair wearing dark blue shorts and a blue Lacoste polo shirt which had black sleeves and collar.
The other is under 5ft tall, with short blonde hair, wearing jeans and a grey Ralph Lauren polo shirt.
X-Factor winner, Ben Haenow and rapper, Example, have been announced as headliners at the 2017 Youth Beatz Music festival in Dumfries.
The festival will be taking place at the Dock Park on Saturday, 12 August.
It is considered Scotland's largest free youth music event.
Scotland's largest free music youth event returns to Dumfries this year.
The Youth Beatz music festival attracts an audience of 12,000 people and features some of the country's most high profile artists.
Previous acts include Professor Green, Cascada, James Arthur, Amelia Lily, Tinchy Stryder, Emma's Imagination, Alexandra Burke, Chipmunk, Wagner, and N-Dubz.
This year, it will take place at Dock Park in Dumfries from 1pm to 9.30pm on Saturday, 12 August.
The festival aims to provide young people between the ages of 12 and 25, with a safe environment where they can gain information on a range of youth services available to them.
It also aims to promote skills development, build confidence and self-esteem, and foster community spirit and civic pride.
It is managed through a partnership led by Dumfries and Galloway Council.
The 2012 winner of The X Factor, James Arthur, is set to headline this year's Youth Beatz concert in Dumfries.
The event has been running for the past seven years and attracts thousands of young people to the Dock Park in the town centre.
Also performing at the concert on 13th August will be dance and pop band Cascada.
A new play written by young people in Dumfries is set to be performed at the town's Youth Beatz festival this summer.
"Our Toon" deals with difficult subjects like bullying, drug abuse, and teenage suicide.
More than 300 people have already seen it at Dumfries and Galloway Council's Youth Enquiry Service on Buccleuch Street.
Police have praised the behaviour of the 12,000 young people who turned up to the Youth Beatz Festival in Dumfries.
The event passed off without the trouble which marred last year's festival.
Teenagers from across Dumfries and Galloway saw acts like rapper Professor Green and X Factor finalist Amelia Lily as well as local performers.
It is the largest free youth festival of its kind and the fourth year it has been held.
The Youth Beatz free festival attracts 12 thousand teenagers and is the biggest of its kind in Scotland. Local tax payers are contributing 52 thousand pounds towards this year's concert, but there were incidents of underaged drinking which marred last year's events.
With the new venue this year so close to people's homes at the David Keswick Athletic Centre, there were fears of a repeat. But police and organisers insist that the security levels have now been tightened up.
Chart topping act Tinchy Stryder says he can't wait to perform in Dumfries in September.
He'll be performing at Dock Park at Youth Beatz on 15 September at Scotland's largest free youth-music event.