Police keen to trace men in connection with city centre assault

Police are keen to talk to these men in connection with city centre assault. Picture; contributed

Police are keen to talk to these men in connection with city centre assault. Picture; contributed

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Police in Edinburgh have today released CCTV images of two men they wish to trace in connection with a serious assault on another man in the city centre.

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Do you know these men? Picture; contributed

Do you know these men? Picture; contributed

The incident took place around 3.30 a.m. on Sunday September 18 on George Street.

A 31-year-old man sustained injuries to his face and body after being attacked in the street and police have been continuing with their enquiries to trace those responsible.

The men pictured are of interest to the investigation and anyone who recognises them is asked to come forward.

Detective Constable Alison Wyllie from the Violence Reduction Unit at Gayfield Police Station said: “This was a violent attack, which left the victim with some painful injuries and we are eager to bring those responsible to justice.

“As part of this inquiry we are keen to identify the men pictured in the CCTV footage and anyone who can assist us in identifying them should contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.