Man and woman sought in connection with Hogmanay assaults

Man wanted in connection with Hogmanay assault. Picture: supplied

Man wanted in connection with Hogmanay assault. Picture: supplied

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POLICE Scotland has released CCTV stills of a male and female they’d like to speak to in connection with two assaults in Edinburgh.

The incident happened around 1:40am on Friday 1st January 2016 outside The Cav Nightclub, West Tollcross, Edinburgh.

Woman thought to have witnessed Hogmanay assaults. Picture: supplied

Woman thought to have witnessed Hogmanay assaults. Picture: supplied

A male and female had been attending the Hogmanay Celebrations within The Cav Nightclub. It is believed the female witnessed the assaults police are investigating.

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The male is described as white, 30s, athletic build, 6ft tall, fair short hair wearing blue jeans, dress style jacket and scarf.

The female is described as white, 5ft10, slim, long brown straight hair, wearing a tanned/beige knee length coat and black high heel shoes.

Detective Sergeant Todd Rutherford states: “If you are the male or female or if anyone who has knowledge of either male or female, please get in touch.”

Those with any information can contact on Corstorphine CID on 0131 316 2818 or alternatively the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.