Teen struck by bottle in nightclub

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault in a nightclub where a woman was struck with a glass bottle.

The incident happened within Lava and Ignite in west Tollcross at around 1.35am on Sunday, October 31.

The 19-year-old victim was in the club with friends when she was struck by a glass bottle, allegedly thrown by a male who has been arrested and charged.

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She suffered facial injuries and was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

A police spokesman said: "The victim has suffered cuts to her face and a chipped tooth and she has been left understandably shaken.

"We want anyone who saw what happened or who has any information that could assist to contact police."

Anyone with information should call Lothian and Borders Police on 0131-311 3131, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.