Police seek ‘Scooby’ after serious assault

Police believe the man is known as 'Scooby'. Picture: comp
Police believe the man is known as 'Scooby'. Picture: comp
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Police in Edinburgh have released CCTV images of a man they wish to trace in connection with the serious assault of a 34-year-old man.

The incident happened at around 7pm on Friday, September 4, within Newsbox, 86 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh.

Detectives are eager to trace the man pictured in the image, as they believe he may be able to assist with their enquiries.

The man is described as white, 5 ft 11 inches to 6ft tall, in his late 20s, with a medium build and shaved/bald head. He was wearing a blue polo shirt, blue jeans and white trainers.

Detective Constable John McShane said: “We are keen to establish the identity of the man pictured in the CCTV images and would urge anyone who recognises him, or who has any other information which can assist with our investigation, to contact police as soon as possible.

“It is believed the male has the nickname of ‘Scooby’ and is believed to be from the Edinburgh area.”

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