CCTV of man wanted after ‘indecent act’ in shop

The man police want to speak to.

The man police want to speak to.

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POLICE have released CCTV of a man they wish to question in relation to an act of public indecency that was carried out within a Edinburgh shop within full view of a member of staff.

The incident happened around 4pm on Friday December 5 within the Lo Demore store in St Mary’s Street just off the Royal Mile.

Officers have released CCTV stills of a man they wish to trace in connection with the investigation.

He is described as white, between 45 and 47-years-old, 6ft tall with a large build, dark hair and balding on top. He was wearing dark trousers and a black jacket.

Police have stated that the man pictured in the images is of interest to the investigation and anyone with information that can help police identify him is asked to come forward.

Constable Nicola Findlay said: “This incident was in a city centre business premises and was witnessed by a member of staff.

“We are keen to hear from anyone who can assist with our ongoing enquiries and anyone who recognises the male in the footage should contact police immediately.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or alternatively, the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.