CCTV appeal as police investigate serious assault underneath bridge

Officers have released images of two people who they believe can help them with their probe.

CCTV appeal as police investigate serious assault on Market Street in Edinburgh Police Scotland

CCTV images of two people have been released by police following a serious assault in Edinburgh.

The incident took place at around 11.20pm on Sunday, December 12 last year on Market Street, directly underneath North Bridge.

Police believe that the people seen in the CCTV images, a man and a woman, may have information which can help with their investigation into the incident.

The man in the images is described as being white, in his mid-30s, around 5ft9in and of medium build, with short dark hair.

At the time, he was wearing a grey/blue padded jacket and a two tone blue hooded jumper, blue jeans and was carrying a plastic orange carrier bag and a cream baseball cap.  

The woman in the images is described as white, in her mid-30s, around 5ft5in and of small build.

She was wearing a knee length black padded jacket with the hood up and had small-framed glasses.

Detective constable Gary Lipscombe, from Edinburgh CID, said: “I would urge the male and female, or anyone who has information relating to the male and female, depicted in these images to make contact with the police.  

“Members of the public can contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 3829 of December 12, 2021.

“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, if you wish to remain anonymous.”