CCTV images released of man wanted over Princes St assault

POLICE Scotland has released images of a man officers wish to trace in connection with a serious assault in Edinburgh city centre in December.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 10th February 2016, 9:36 am
Updated Wednesday, 10th February 2016, 9:59 am
Picture: Police Scotland
Picture: Police Scotland

A 27-year-old man sustained a serious head injury during the attack which happened at the top of Waverley Steps, Princes Street at around 10pm on Thursday 10th December 2015.

Detectives are keen to trace the man pictured who may be able to assist with enquiries.

Anyone who recognises the man in the images is asked to contact police immediately on 101, or alternatively the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

Picture: Police Scotland

Detective Constable Andy Cory from Gayfield CID said: “The man pictured is believed to be of significance to our investigation and anyone who can assist in tracing him is asked to come forward.

“Similarly we would ask the man to come forward himself and help with our investigation.”

Picture: Police Scotland