Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

CCTV image released by police over Edinburgh attack

CCTV Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Police released this picture of a man they wish to trace

Police investigating a serious assault in Edinburgh have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak to.

A 48-year-old man was seriously injured during an attack on Wednesday 24 September near Dickens Lounge Bar in Dalry Road.

The attacker made off in the direction of Gorgie Road.

A police spokesman said: "The man pictured is of interest to this investigation, and anyone that can help trace him is asked to come forward."

PC Gavin Howat said: "This has been a violent and sustained attack for the victim that has left him with a serious injury.

"Anyone who observed the incident or could help trace the male pictured is asked to contact police immediately."

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