Man hurt in club assault

A MAN was taken to hospital with head injuries following an assault at a city nightclub in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The man, aged approximately 35 was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the assault at Siglo nightclub, on the Cowgate, at around 1:20am.

A police spokesman said the man was bleeding heavily from a cut to the head, but was later released after receiving three staples.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the attack.

No-one at Siglo was available for comment on the incident.