CCTV of man wanted over assault of 21-year-old woman

Police have released an image of the man they are looking to speak to.

CCTV: Man wanted after woman assaulted. <strong>Police Scotland</strong>
CCTV: Man wanted after woman assaulted. Police Scotland

CCTV images of a man police are looking to speak to in connection with the assault of a 21-year-old woman have been released.

The man is wanted over the assault that took place on the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh on June 2.

The incident happened at around 4am on St Bernard’s Row.

Officers wish to speak to the man pictured as they believe he may have information to assist with their inquiries.

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The man, who spoke with a Spanish accent, is described as being of Mediterranean appearance, around 5ft 6ins tall with a medium build and dark coloured hair.

At the time of the attack he was wearing a short dark-coloured jacket, light-coloured trousers and dark shoes.

Temporary Detective Sergeant Craig Guthrie from the Public Protection Unit said: “This has been a frightening experience for the woman and as part of our inquiries we’re eager to speak to the man pictured.

“I’d urge anyone who can help us identify and trace him to get in touch with officers as soon as possible.”


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