CCTV released of men sought over Boteco Do Brasil assault

Police would like to speak with these two men. Picture: supplied
Police would like to speak with these two men. Picture: supplied

POLICE in Edinburgh have released new images of two men they wish to trace in connection with a serious assault outside Boteco Do Brasil, Lothian Street, Edinburgh around 2.30am on Saturday 21st May 2016.

Images of the men have already been circulated to the public but police have now obtained new clearer images.

During the incident a 25-year-old man was repeatedly punched to the head, suffered a broken jaw and was taken to hospital for treatment.

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Detectives believe the men pictured within the CCTV footage are of interest to this ongoing investigation and anyone who recognises either of them is asked to come forward.

Detective Constable John Dunn said: “The victim was on a night out with friends when he was attacked by two men in a vicious and sustained assault. He suffered a painful facial injury as a result of this incident.

“We have obtained new CCTV images of the two men we are keen to speak to.

“The two men in the images are believed to be of significance to our investigation and anyone who can assist in tracing them is asked to come forward.

“Similarly, we would ask both people depicted to get in touch with police themselves to help with the investigation.”

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers in complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.