Fresh appeal over sex assault

Police have issued a new appeal for witnesses following a sexual assault in Edinburgh.

The incident happened at 3:25am on Christmas Eve in McDonald Road.

A 23-year-old woman was approached by a man who engaged her in conversation before grabbing at her. There was a struggle and the victim was sexually assaulted before the man made off towards Leith Walk.

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The suspect is described as dark skinned, 5ft 6ins and slim. He had short, dark, wavy hair, dark eyes and a dark moustache. He was wearing a black coat with a hood.