Submitted by Editor on Tue, 30/01/2024 - 12:45

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


Police Scotland have released images of a man they wish to speak to who may be able to assist with enquiries into an assault which took place on board a number 9 bus on Saturday, 9 December, 2023.

The incident on the took place whilst the bus was at Inverleith Gardens in the city at around 4:20pm.

The man is described as white, slim build, brown hair and facial hair and aged between 25 to 30 years old. He was wearing a dark grey suit with a purple tie.

Constable Rachael McIntyre said: “We are keen to speak to this man, who may be able to assist us with our enquiries. I would encourage him or anyone who may recognise him to contact us as soon as possible”.

Anyone who can assist is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2431 of 9 December, 2023. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.


UPDATE (2.2.24)

Police Scotland this morning issued the following press release, which which reproduce unedited and in full.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested and charged following an investigation into an assault on board a bus at Inverleith Gardens, Edinburgh.

The incident took place around 4.20pm on Saturday, 9 December, 2023.

The man has been released on an undertaking and is expected to appear at court at a later date.

Constable Rachael McIntyre said: 'I would like to thank the public for their assistance with our enquiries into this incident.'