CCTV of man hunted after Leith assault

Police have released images of a man they wish to trace in connection with a serious assault in Leith. Picture: comp
Police have released images of a man they wish to trace in connection with a serious assault in Leith. Picture: comp
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Police in Edinburgh have released images of a man they wish to trace in connection with a serious assault in the Leith area of the Capital earlier this year.

A 47-year-old man suffered a fractured wrist after being struck to the back of the head and falling to the ground in the Windsor Buffet Public House, Elm Row, Edinburgh, on Thursday, July 25th.

Police are looking for this man.

Police are looking for this man.

PC Andy Gamble, from Police Scotland, said: “We wish to speak to the man pictured in the images in connection with our inquiries, and anyone who can assist us in tracing him is asked to come forward. He was wearing a distinctive green and white retro Hibs Football Shirt, with a number 5 printed on the back.

“Similarly, we would ask the man himself to get in touch and help with our investigation.”

Those with information can contact the Police Service of Scotland on 101, or the charity Crimestoppers in complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.