Police issue CCTV following assault and robbery

Police issue CCTV following assault and robbery

Police in Edinburgh have today released CCTV images of a man they wish to trace in connection with an assault and robbery of a woman in the city centre.

During the incident, a 32-year-old woman sustained injuries to her face and her property was stolen.

The incident took place around 8.20 pm on Tuesday 12th July 2016, on the pass between Rutland Square and Festival Square.

Officers believe that the man shown in the image may be able to assist them with their inquiries and would ask that anyone who recognises him or has other information about the incident to contact police.

Detective Constable Alison Wyllie of Police Scotland’s Violence Reduction Unit based at Edinburgh’s Gayfield police station said: “This was a violent attack that left the victim shaken and we’re conducting inquiries in order to trace the person responsible.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.Police issue CTV

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