Man Arrested After Incident on Canal Path

A 23 year-old man has been arrested in connection with an incident on the canal path which saw a 23 year-old man rushed to the hopsital.

The incident occured at five past midnight on Sunday 4 April 2021, on the canal path next to Hailesland Road at the junction with Hailesland Grove.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said:

Around five past midnight, on Sunday, 4 April 2021, a 23 year old man was seriously injured following an altercation on the canal path next to Hailesland Road at the junction with Hailesland Grove, Wester Hailes, Edinburgh.

He was taken by ambulance to The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, where medical staff describe his condition as serious but stable.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident and is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff court on Tuesday, 6 April, 2021.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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