CCTV images released following serious assault outside city pub

A 30-year-old man was attacked outside the Mousetrap pub in Edinburgh on September 7 last year.

Man suffers serious facial injuries following attack outside Edinburgh pub Police Scotland

CCTV images have been released of a man police wish to speak to following a serious assault outside an Edinburgh pub. 

The incident occurred around 11.30pm on Tuesday September 7, 2021, outside the Mousetrap pub on Leith Walk. 

A 30-year-old man was attacked and sustained injuries to his face, which required treatment at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. 

Officers believe the man in the images may have information which can assist them with their enquiries and have urged him or anyone who recognises him to get in touch. 

The man is described as 20 to 30 years old, between 5ft 10 and 6ft, of thin build with a short, shaved haircut.

He is shown in the images wearing a two-tone North Face jacket with a black upper section and a light blue lower section.

Detective constable Gary Lipscombe, of Gayfield CID, said: “This was a frightening experience for the victim and our inquiries have been ongoing.

“If you have any information about this incident or can identify this man, please contact us on 101 quoting incident number 3440 of September 8, 2021, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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