Man assaulted in Westburn

Police Scotland are investigating after a 26 year old man was assaulted in Westburn on Monday October 7 2019.

The attack took place at 12.25am on Monday morning on Morvenside Close outside the Scotmid Store. The 26 year old was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary hospital where he was treated for a number of puncture wounds.

Detective Sergeant Todd Rutherford at Corstorphine CID said:

This appears to have been an isolated attack and we are following positive lines of enquiry at this stage. 

I would ask anyone who may have been in the area of the Scotmid store in Morvenside Close and who witnessed this incident to call us on the 101 number, quoting the reference number 0050 7/10. 

The victim has been discharged from hospital.

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