Actor Tam Dean Burn ‘fine’ after Royal Mile stabbing

Tam Dean Burn. Picture: Donald Macleod/TSPL
Tam Dean Burn. Picture: Donald Macleod/TSPL
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Outlander and River City actor Tam Dean Burn says he is “fine” after he was stabbed on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh.

The 60-year-old left an event at the Scottish Poetry Library on Saturday afternoon and was heading to a football game when he was assaulted.

He was treated in hospital following the terrifying incident.

Last night the actor wrote on social media site Twitter to thank well-wishers following the attack.

He wrote: “Thanks for all the messages of support folks. I’m fine honest.”

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Police said a man had been arrested in connection with the incident.