CCTV appeal as 'vicious' attack leaves two men in hospital
Both men suffered serious head and facial injuries in the assault near Haymarket station.
CCTV images have been released after two men were "viciously" assaulted near a train station in Edinburgh.
They suffered serious head and facial injuries in the incident that happened at around 9.30pm on Saturday, September 8.
The victims were walking in the direction of Haymarket Station when they were approached by a man and subsequently attacked outside a shop on Morrison Street.
Both men were taken by ambulance to hospital for treatment.
Police are keen to speak to the man in the pictures who may be able to help with their enquiries.
He is described as white, aged between 30 and 40-years-old, around 6ft tall with a stocky build.
He had short dark brown hair and was wearing a green jumper over a blue shirt, denim jeans and brown shoes.
Detective Constable Ryan Lee, from Gayfield CID, said: "This was a vicious attack that left both victims with serious injuries that required hospital treatment.
"We are keen to hear from anyone who recognises the man in the images, and who may know of his current whereabouts, to come forward and assist with our inquiries."
People with information are asked to contact 101.