Woman arrested after man seriously injured

The woman is set to appear in Haddington Sheriff Court. Picture: Julie Bull
The woman is set to appear in Haddington Sheriff Court. Picture: Julie Bull
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POLICE have arrested a woman following a serious assault on a man in Haddington.

The incident occurred in the Sidegate area of the town near St Mary’s Church at around 9.20pm last night.

Residents awoke to find crime scene tape erected at the location and a heavy police presence in the area.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “A 20-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged serious assault on a man in East Lothian.

“The 38-year-old victim suffered serious injuries during the incident, which happened around 9.20pm on Wednesday September 4 in the Sidegate area of Haddington.

“He was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where he continues to be treated.

“The woman is scheduled to appear at Haddington Sheriff Court on Friday September 6.”