CCTV appeal over vicious attack on nightclub worker

Police are hunting two men over a serious assault on a member of staff at an Edinburgh nightclub.

Thursday, 21st September 2017, 3:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st September 2017, 3:09 pm
Police are hunting two men over the attack at the Liquid Rooms.

CCTV images have been released of two men in connection with the attack at the front door of the Liquid Rooms in Victoria Street.

The incident happened around 11.25pm on Friday, August 25, when the 33-year-old staff member suffered a serious facial injury following an altercation in the doorway.

He was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment and was released a short time later.

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The first man being hunted is white, believed to be of Polish nationality. He is around 30-35 years old, with a medium build and short brown hair. He was wearing a khaki green hooded jacket, dark jeans and tan boots. He was also wearing glasses.

The second man is also white and believed to be of Polish nationality. He is around 30-35 years old, balding and has a slim build. He was wearing a grey hooded top and jeans.

Detective Constable Stephen Herd of Gayfield CID said: “The victim was conducting his work when he was attacked in a vicious manner which resulted in a painful and serious facial injury. We have been conducting enquiries including viewing CCTV from the Liquid Rooms.

“The men shown in the images are believed to be significant to our investigation and anyone who can identify them is asked to come forward.

“Similarly, we would ask that these men get in touch with police in order to assist with the investigation.”

Anyone with information can contact officers at Gayfield CID on 101, quoting incident number 4851 of August 25.