Edinburgh police release CCTV images of man after attack at hospital

Officers believe that the man shown in the images may have information
-Credit: (Image: Police Scotland)

Police have released an image of a man after an assault at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Officers are hoping that the man will be able to assist with their inquiries into the incident outside the Ann Rowling building on Thursday, May 16, at around 1.35pm.

Police believe he may have information that could assist them and would urge the man or any members of the public who recognise him to get in contact.

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The man is described as being of Asian appearance, 5ft 9ins in height and of large build with short, black hair and a beard. He was wearing a black top, black padded jacket, green cargo trousers with black and yellow trainers.

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Constable Hazel Longworth said: “I’m appealing to the man pictured or anyone who has information relating to him to contact police”.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 2042 of 16 May 2024. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.”

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