Police have launched a CCTV appeal after a man was assaulted and robbed on New Year’s Day.
The attack happened around 6:40 pm on January 1, 2022 on Essendean Place, Edinburgh.
A 43-year-old man was assaulted and robbed, sustaining facial injuries.
Police now believe a man, spotted on CCTV footage during the investigation, might be able to help with the investigation.
He is described as white, in his 20s, around 5ft 10 and of medium build.
In the footage, he is seen wearing a hooded zip up top and Adidas jogging bottoms with short, dark hair and a moustache.
Detective constable Richard Paton of Corstorphine CID said: “We have released a CCTV image of a man we would like to speak to in connection with this incident.”
“Despite extensive enquiries, we have not been successful in identifying the man in the image.
“I would urge the male or anyone who recognises him to come forward as soon as possible.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Corstorphine CID via 101, quoting incident number 3992 of 1 January, 2022, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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