Man touched toddler inappropriately
Police are appealing for information to help trace a man who inappropriately touched a toddler in the Muirhouse area of Edinburgh on Tuesday.
The young boy had been with his mother in Pennywell Gardens at about 18:45 when he was approached by a man and subjected to a sexual assault.
Police said they were extremely keen to trace the individual.
He was described as 5ft 6in to 6ft tall, stocky build, unshaven and wearing a brown leather jacket.
He was also wearing a dark woolly hat and dark trousers.
The suspect was last seen walking in the direction of Millennium Public Park.
Det Ch Insp Alwyn Bell said: "We are extremely keen to apprehend this individual as quickly as possible and I would encourage anyone who remembers seeing this man in the area of Pennywell Gardens to contact police immediately.
"He was wearing a woolly hat, which could be seen as unusual in warm temperatures.
"Understandably, the assault has shocked the family and they, like us, want to see the man brought to justice."