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Appeal after man attacked on Lothian Road

posted 1 Jun 2010, 03:46 by David Rintoul   [ updated 1 Jun 2010, 04:07 ]

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault on a 20-year-old man in Edinburgh's city-centre.

The incident happened some time between 2.30am and 3am on Friday 28th May outside The Picture House venue on Lothian Road.

The man had been with friends when an unknown male approached and began assaulting him, causing him to lose consciousness.

Friends assisted the injured man home and he attended hospital the following day for treatment on a broken jaw and broken teeth.

Police are now appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

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