CCTV images released over ‘random and unprovoked’ attack

Man wanted in connection with attack in February.

CCTV images released over ‘random and unprovoked’ attack Police Scotland

CCTV images of a man wanted in connection with a ‘random and unprovoked’ attack in Edinburgh have been released.

The assault and robbery took place on Hutchison Loan at around 10.30pm on Tuesday, February 16.

Officers investigating the incident believe the man will be able to help with their enquires.

He is described as white, aged in his 20s and around 5ft 10in with a slim build.

At the time of the incident he was wearing a blue hooded zip up top and grey Adidas jogging bottoms and black shoes with a potential tattoo on the right side of his neck.

Detective Constable Richard Paton from Corstorphine CID said: “This appears to have been a random and unprovoked attack and it is vital we trace the person responsible.

“We have released CCTV of a man we believe may have information that could assist our investigation and would urge him or anyone who recognises him to get in touch.”