Police  are appealing for information to trace a man in connection with a serious assault in North Bridge which occured last month.

The incident happened around 2.40am on Friday 6 February when a 23 year old man was on North Bridge by the RBS cash machines whilst making his way home from a night out. The man was approached by the suspect and two other men and was subjected to a serious assault. He was conveyed to Royal Infirmary Edinburgh to be treated for his injuries.

Police are now appealing for any witnesses to this assault to come forward to police.

Detective Constable Alison Wyllie said: “The main suspect responsible is described as white, late teens, early 20s and possibly called “Jordan”, furthermore he has a very distinctive tattoo of stars on the left side of his neck.

Anyone with information who can identify the male from the description or has information regarding this crime is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101″