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Police breakthrough in Edinburgh nightclub assault inquiry

nightclub witness Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Police are trying to identify a blonde woman as part of their investigation

Police in Edinburgh say they are following a "positive line of inquiry" in an assault investigation.

Earlier, they released photos of a woman they wanted to trace in connection with a city centre nightclub assault.

A man ended up with painful facial injuries after attending The Hive nightclub on Niddry Street on Sunday 3 March.

Officers believed the woman could help with the inquiry.

'Very painful injuries'

Det Con Leigh Inglis said: "This incident resulted in a man sustaining very painful injuries to his face.

"As well as urging other people who were in the nightclub at the time to contact us if they witnessed this, we are keen to hear from anyone who can help identify the woman pictured as we believe she may be able to assist with our enquiries.

"Similarly, if you have any other information which may be relevant to this investigation then please get in touch."

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Image caption The incident happened at The Hive in Niddry Street

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