POLICE SEEK HELP FROM PUBLIC

 INDECENCY OFFENCE ON GEORGE STREET 

Police in Edinburgh released a press release this morning. We reproduce it below unedited and in full.

Police in Edinburgh have released an image of a man that officers wish to trace in connection with an investigation into an indecency offence in the city centre.

The incident happened at around 11.30am on Saturday 26th January within a coffee shop in George Street.

Officers believe the man pictured can assist with their ongoing inquiries and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

He is described as white, between 50 and 70-years-old, around 5ft 10 inches with a medium build and wearing dark trousers, a black turtleneck jumper, a beige coat and dark shoes.

Detective Constable Daniel Brunton said 'This was a very distressing incident for the victim, who witnessed this offence, which was committed in the middle of a busy coffee shop in the city centre of Edinburgh.

'As part of this inquiry we are keen to identify the male in the image and he, or anyone who recognises him is asked to contact Police immediately.'

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1586 of the 26th January 2019, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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