Submitted by Editor on Sat, 04/03/2023 - 00:00

Police Scotland have issued a press release which we reproduce below unedited and in full.


Police in Edinburgh have released images of a man they believe may have information that can assist them with their enquiries into a serious assault that occurred on Greenside Place, Edinburgh, at around 12.30am on Monday, 23 January 2023.

The man is described as white, around 30 to 40 years of age, and of a medium build. He was wearing a multi-coloured hooded top and dark-coloured jeans.

Constable Euan Murray of Gayfield Police Station said: “A 28-year-old man was treated for serious injuries as a result of this incident.

We would ask that the man in the images or anyone who may recognise him to get in touch as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0103 of 23 January 2023. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.


Spurtle deleted the images on 9/3/23.

UPDATE (9/3/23): Police Scotland issued the following statement this morning. We reproduce it unedited and in full.

Man charged in connection with assault in Edinburgh

A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an assault at Greenside Place in Edinburgh.

A 28-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the incident, which happened around 12.30am on Monday 23 January, 2023.

The 37-year-old is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday, 4 April