CCTV appeal after man and woman seriously assaulted
The man suffered a face injury after he came to the woman's aid when she was attacked in Edinburgh.
A CCTV appeal has been launched as police look to trace a man who assaulted two people in Edinburgh.
The first incident took place on May 27 when a woman was attacked in Fountainbridge.
The victim was walking in the area when she was approached and assaulted by a man just after midnight.
Another man who came to the woman's aid was also assaulted and left with a serious facial injury.
The suspect then made off towards the Slateford area.
Investigating officers believe the man captured on the CCTV footage can assist with their inquiries.
Detective Constable Kevin Walls said: "This was a violent and unprovoked assault on one woman and a man who came to her assistance and we are pursuing various lines of inquiry to trace the suspect.
"The man pictured may be able to assist with the investigation and anyone who can help us identify him should contact police immediately.
"In addition, anyone with any other information relevant to this inquiry should also get in touch."
Those with information can contact Corstorphine CID via 101.
Alternatively, an anonymous report can be made to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.