Images released over serious attack in Edinburgh

image source, Police Scotland

CCTV images have been released of a man police want to speak to following a serious assault in Edinburgh.

The incident happened at about 19:30 on Tuesday in Duddingston Park South, outside Scotmid and Duddingston Fry.

A 32-year-old man was shouted at before being hit over the face with a weapon. The man's jaw was broken and he lost several teeth.

The man pictured is white, in his early to mid-20s, and 5ft 8in tall.

He has short, black hair and was wearing a white shirt, black trousers and braces.

Det Con Iain Wallace, from the Violence Reduction Unit, said: "This attack has seen the victim sustain serious facial injuries and we're currently pursuing various lines of inquiry as part of our investigation.

"Anyone who may recognise this man, or who witnessed the incident itself, is urged to get in touch with officers as soon as possible."

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