Man left with serious head injury after assault

Police are appealing for information after man was assaulted in Leith.
Police are appealing for information after man was assaulted in Leith.
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POLICE are on the hunt for two thugs after a man was left with a serious head injury following an assault in Leith.

The 29-year-old victim was assaulted by two men in the unprovoked attack which occurred on Leith Street, just after midnight on Saturday, November 9.

Officers are appealing for witnesses the first suspect is described as, white, in his 20s, 5ft 9ins, medium build, light brown short hair, grey hooded top and possibly grey bottoms. The other suspect was wearing a black jacket.

Following the incident the victim was taken to hospital for treatment to a serious head injury.

Constable Colin Talbott, from Police Scotland, said: “The victim has suffered serious head injury in this unprovoked attack, and we are keen for any information that can help us trace the two suspects.

“Anyone who witnessed the assault, or who recognises the description of the suspects, should contact police immediately.

“Anyone else with any information that can assist our inquiries should also get in touch.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.