Search for man after serious assault in nightclub's VIP area

The attack left the victim with 'serious injuries'.

Edinburgh police hunt man for questioning over serious assault in Atik nightclub’s VIP area Police Scotland

Police are looking to question a man in connection with a serious assault in an Edinburgh nightclub’s VIP area.

The attack took place at Atik nightclub in West Tollcross at around 1.50am on February 12, 2022.

Officers investigating the incident said the victim suffered “serious injuries”, and believe the man pictured may be able to assist with their enquiries.

He is described as being between 18 and 24-years-old, around 5ft 11in, and has dark, brushed-forward hair.

At the time of the incident, he was wearing a red jumper, jeans, and dark-coloured trainers.

Detective sergeant Gary Smyth of Gayfield CID said: “I would urge the male, or anyone who has information relating to the male depicted in this image to make contact with the Police.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police at Gayfield CID, Edinburgh via 101 quoting reference number 2134 of February 18, 2022.  Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be passed on anonymously.”

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