Police in Edinburgh have released a CCTV image of a man they believe may be able to assist an ongoing investigation into an assault and robbery that occurred in Clermiston.

The incident happened around 6.40pm on Saturday, 1 January, 2022, on Essendean Place, Edinburgh.

A 43-year-old man was assaulted and robbed, sustaining facial injuries.

Officers believe the man pictured may be able to help with the investigation.

He is described as white, aged in his 20s, around 5ft 10in, medium build, wearing a hooded zip up top and Adidas jogging bottoms with short, dark hair and moustache.

Detective Constable Richard Paton, of Corstorphine CID, said: “We have released a CCTV image of a man we would like to speak to in connection with this incident.”

“Despite extensive enquiries, we have not been successful in identifying the man in the image.

“I would urge the male or anyone who recognises him to come forward as soon as possible.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Corstorphine CID via 101, quoting incident number 3992 of 1 January, 2022, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”