Woman sexually assaulted in Tollcross

Police are investigating the incident. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Police are investigating the incident. Picture: Ian Georgeson
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A woman was sexually assaulted in Edinburgh late last night.

Police have cordoned off Dunbar Street and Hopetoun Court as well as two areas near communal bins in the Tollcross area following the attack.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating following a report of sexual assault in the city centre.

“The incident happened around 11pm on Sunday evening in the West Tollcross area.

“Enquiries are at an early stage. However, anyone with information that can assist officers with their investigation is asked to come forward immediately.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.