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CCTV image released in serious assault investigation

CCTV Image copyright Police Scotland

An image of a man police wish to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Edinburgh city centre in January has been released.

A 40-year-old man sustained facial injuries during the attack on St Mary's Street at about 23:45 on Monday 18 January.

Police want to find the man pictured in the CCTV footage who was seen in the area at the time of the assault.

Officers are urging witnesses to come forward.

Det Con Christopher Harding, of Police Scotland, said: "The victim suffered a very painful facial injury.

"The male pictured is believed to be of significance to our investigation and anyone who can assist in tracing him is asked to come forward.

"Similarly, we would ask this male to get in touch with police themselves and help with our investigation."

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