Appeal for witnesses near Colinton

The assault took place at around 2:30pm on Wednesday, February 15

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a dog walker on the water of Leith walkway near Colinton.

The assault occurred yesterday, February 15 at around 2.30 pm following a falling out between two males.

The male responsible is described as mid to late thirties, average build, wearing a blue fleece jacket and in possession of a black and white terrier type dog. The suspect was also in the company of a young girl.

Please contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131 if you have any information regarding this or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111.