Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Police release image after man suffers racist abuse

Dalry Road Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Police are keen to trace the identity of two men in connection with the incident of racist abuse

Police have issued an image of two men they wish to speak to in connection with an incident of racist abuse in Edinburgh.

A 40-year-old Nigerian man was walking on Dalry Road with a female friend when he was followed and subjected to racial abuse.

The incident took place at about 16:15 on 7 February.

Officers are keen to speak with the two men in the picture in relation to the investigation.

PC Conor Stapleton said: "I would ask members of the public to come forward if they recognise these men so we can trace them and progress our inquiries.

"In addition anyone with any further information they believe relevant to this investigation is also asked to get in touch."

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