CCTV image released following late night assault in city centre

A 38-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment following the assault on Princes Street.

CCTV image released following late night assault in Edinburgh city centre Police Scotland

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with an assault in Edinburgh.

Officers are investigating an assault on Princes Street near to South Charlotte Street in the city centre at 3am on Sunday, May 19.

A 38-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment following the assault.

The man in the image is described as between 20 and 30 years old, of slim build, with light hair.

He was wearing a navy-blue polo neck, blue jeans, and black trainers with white soles and carrying a maroon jumper around his shoulders.

DC Calum Turnbull of Gayfield Square CID, said: “We encourage this man, anyone who may recognise him, or anyone with information about this incident to get in touch.”

Anyone who can assist is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting reference number 0665 of May 19, 2024.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.

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