Newhaven Place Assault: Police release CCTV images after man assaulted during dog theft in Edinburgh

CCTV images have been released to help trace two men police believe may aid them in their investigation into an assault and dog theft in Edinburgh.

Thursday, 5th November 2020, 4:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th November 2020, 5:58 pm

The incident took place on Newhaven Place shortly after 12am on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

A man sustained minor facial injuries as a result of the incident in which his Shih Tzu Westie cross dog was stolen.

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Police are hoping to trace these men.

The first man is described as a white man, aged between 30 and 40, around 5ft 9ins to 6ft tall and of stocky build.

He was wearing a black jacket with a white logo on the left sleeve, black trousers, black shoes and a black beanie hat.

The second man is described as a white man, aged between 20 and 30, of medium build with short dark hair.

He was wearing a dark grey long-sleeved top with black sides, black joggers and red trainers.

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0087 of 24 April 2019.

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