Edinburgh crime: Man, 33, charged over serious assault at cocktail bar on Forrest Road in Edinburgh’s Old Town

CCTV appeal issued last month leads to arrest of 33-year-old man
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A man has been charged in connection with a serious assault at a busy bar in Edinburgh city centre.

The arrest followed a CCTV appeal issued by police in the aftermath of the incident, which took place in early February.

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A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Following our previous appeal, we can confirm that a 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a serious assault at a cocktail bar on Forrest Road, Edinburgh, which took place on Friday, 3 February, 2023.”

The man is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court at a later date.

Detective Constable Chris Stewart said: “We’d like to thank the public for their assistance with our investigation.”