Teen arrested and charged over Dalkeith sex attack

Lauder Road in Dalkeith where the victim was attacked. Picture: Jane Barlow
Lauder Road in Dalkeith where the victim was attacked. Picture: Jane Barlow
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A TEENAGER has been arrested and charged in connection with a serious sexual assault in Dalkeith.

The 19-year-old man was detained by police today and is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

A major investigation was launched after a 27-year-old woman was allegedly attacked in a wooded area between Lauder Road and Wester Kippielaw Drive at around 3.45am on Sunday, June 28.

Detective Inspector Scott Anderson thanked the community for assisting police with the inquiry.