A MAN is fighting for his life after being attacked in Wester Hailes.
Police are appealing for witnesses after the 31-year-old was assaulted at around 4.50pm in on Friday in Dumbryden Grove.
He has been left with a life threatening injury and is in a critical condition at Edinburgh Royal infirmary.
Detective Chief Inspector Cunningham said: “The 31 year old victim is fighting for life in hospital following this serious assault and we are keen to hear from anyone who has information and can assist us with this investigation. Anyone who believes they have information is urged to contact police immediately on 101.”
Police added that the attack appeared to be an “isolated incident”.