Man charged with attempted murder after Leith attack

The man will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.  Picture: Greg Macvean
The man will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. Picture: Greg Macvean
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A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an attempted murder in Leith at the weekend.

The incident happened on Coatfield Lane at around 8:30pm on Saturday and resulted in a 40-year-old man being subjected to a sustained attack.

He is currently being treated at St John’s Hospital in Livingston and is in a stable condition.

The accused is due to appear before Edinburgh Sheriff Court today.