Dalmeny Park incident: Police in attendance following an assault in an Edinburgh park on Thursday

Police are investigating after reports of an assault in Dalmeny Park in Edinburgh in the early hours of Thursday.

Thursday, 8th July 2021, 11:29 am
Updated Thursday, 8th July 2021, 3:55 pm
Police spotted outside Dalmeny Park with units in attendance (Photo: Katharine Hay).
Police spotted outside Dalmeny Park with units in attendance (Photo: Katharine Hay).

Police received a report of an assault at around 2.55am on Thursday, July 8 in Dalmeny Street Park area of Edinburgh.

Officers are currently conducting enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Witnesses said they saw police units in attendance this morning from 8am onwards surrounding the park with one saying that the park appeared to be taped off.

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Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Police received a report of an assault around 2.55am on Thursday, 8 July, 2021 in Dalmeny Street Park area of Edinburgh.

"Officers are currently conducting enquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident."

The Scottish Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.

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