Man Serious But Stable After Attack In Edinburgh

28 March 2016, 06:19

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information after a man was found seriously injured in Leith.

At around 6am on Sunday, officers were called after a report of concern for a man with a neck injury on Leith Walk.

They found a 30-year-old man hurt in Smith's Place.

He was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where his condition is described as serious but stable.

Detective Sergeant Neil Spowart said: "We're working to ascertain the full circumstances surrounding this man's injury.

"We believe that he was in a business premises on Leith Walk, near the junction with Balfour Street, at around 5am and that the injury was sustained sometime between 5.30am and 6am.

"Anyone who remembers seeing a man in the Smith's Place area around this time, or has any information which may be able to help us establish the cause of his injury, is urged to get in touch.''

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