Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to trace in connection with the serious assault of a 55-year-old man.
The incident occurred at around 3.20am on Sunday 12 July on the eastside pavement at the junction of Princes Street and Waverley Bridge.
Detectives are eager to trace the man pictured in the image, as they believe that he may be able to assist with their enquiries.
The man is described as a white man, 5ft 9inches tall, in his late 30s, with a slim build. He was wearing a checked shirt, jeans and white trainers.
Detective Constable Iain Wallace said: “We are keen to establish the identity of the man pictured in the CCTV images and would urge anyone who recognises him, or who has any other information which can assist with our investigation, to contact police as soon as possible.”
Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.