POLICE are hunting a group of around ten people after a man was left with a serious head injury during an “altercation”.
The 30-year-old was assaulted by men and women in Guthrie Street, Cowgate, at 3.20am on Saturday.
He suffered a serious injury to his head and was taken by ambulance to the Western General Hospital.
Police have issued an appeal for witnesses and have released descriptions of three of the suspects.
They are all described as white and in their early 20s. The woman is 5ft 5ins tall, of large build with short brown hair. She was wearing blue baggy jeans, a dark to, and an orange or pink cardigan.
The men are between 5ft 10ins and 6ft tall, slim to medium build, and were wearing t-shirt and shorts.
Police are appealing to anyone with information that can assist their inquiries to contact Police Scotland on 101.