A MAN was left with facial injuries after being seriously assaulted in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The 47-year-old victim was attacked near to the Buccleuch Public House in Dalkeith High Street at around 1am.
Police said they were keen to trace a man in his early to mid-20s, around six feet tall, of slim build, and with fair short hair shaved on either side, forming a small Mohawk-style cut.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “This was a vicious assault on a middle-aged man and we are determined to identify the person or persons responsible.
“The High Street area was busy at the time of the assault and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the assault to contact the police. Anyone with any information is urged to contact police on 101.”