Yesterday i posted on the early morning assault in Salisbury Place. Here are extracts from a further press release from police.
"A 19-year-old woman was attacked in Salisbury Place as she was walking home at around 2:50am on Sunday 2nd October
The victim fought the suspect off. who then made off towards Minto Street and enquiries to trace this male are continuing He is described as white early thirties 6', large build and dark hair. He was wearing a red kilt, calf-high boots and a dark hooded top with numbers on the front. Following information from the public, detectives have established that the male visited the Marchmont Takeaway on Marchmont Road sometime between 7pm and 9pm on Saturday 1st October - and anyone else who believes they have information that can help identify him, is urged to come forward.
It has also been confirmed that the male walked from the city centre southwards along Newington Road, towards Salisbury Place.
Detective Inspector Donnie MacLeod from the Public Protection Unit at Fettes said, "Since the attack took place we have been conducting various enquiries in and around Salisbury Place to trace witnesses and to establish the movements of the suspect before and after the incident. We are now satisfied that he was within the Marchmont area on Saturday evening before carrying out the attack, during which time he walked towards Salisbury Place from the direction of the city centre. . . anyone with further information is asked to get in touch."