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Man attacked inside Edinburgh's Suva nightclub

A man has been treated in hospital for a facial injury after being attacked in an Edinburgh nightclub.

Police said the 28-year-old had been standing at the side of the dance floor of Suva in the city's Frederick Street.

A spokesman said a man struck him on the face with an "unknown object" at about 02:30 on Saturday.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment and was later released. The suspect was described as white and in his 20s.

He was wearing dark clothing and was last seen running from the club.

Painful injury

Det Con Douglas Mogg said: "The victim suffered a painful injury to his face and we are pursuing a number of lines of inquiry to trace the male responsible.

"Anyone who was in the club and witnessed the attack or who has information that can help us trace the suspect is urged to contact police immediately."

Crag Wilson, a spokesman for the club, said: "We are co-operating in every way we can to help the police with their investigation to help find the attacker.

"We also send our best wishes to the victim and hope that he has a speedy recovery."

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