Jaw broken in serious assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Dalkeith.

A 17-year-old male suffered a fractured jaw during the incident, which happened in Bogwood Road, Mayfield, on Wednesday, March 30 at around 5.45pm. The male had just got off the No3 Lothian Buses service from Edinburgh when the assault happened.

DC William Dickson from Dalkeith CID, said: “This was a particularly violent incident which has resulted in a teenage male suffering a double fracture which has required surgery.

“The bus he had been travelling on continued on its journey southbound and a number of people on that No3 service would have witnessed this assault.

!I am keen to speak to any passengers who saw what happened and may be able to assist our enquiries.”

Contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.