Police are investigating an assault which took place on Saturday 15 February around 1am.
The incident took place at an isolated property north of Longtown.
The property owner has come across two men in his garden. When challenged one of the men has assaulted the property owner resulting in bruising and swelling across his hand.
The two men were in their early 20s, one approx 6ft tall wearing a grey hoody and jeans and the other man approx 5ft 6ins. They are thought to have been driving a Transit Connect, colour not known.