Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

CCTV image released over George Street attack

Image caption Lothian and Borders Police want to trace the man pictured in the footage

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace in connection with a serious assault in Edinburgh.

A 25-year-old man suffered a broken jaw in the attack in George Street at about 03:00 on Sunday 7 October.

Lothian and Borders Police have been scouring CCTV footage from the area and now want to trace the man captured in the image.

Det Con Graham McIlwraith said the victim suffered a "painful facial injury" in the attack.

He added: "Police have been conducting various inquiries including viewing several hours of CCTV footage from in and around George Street.

"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 himself and help with our investigation."

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