George Street assault: Two men arrested and charged

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a serious assault on George Street that left a man hospitalised.

Thursday, 6th December 2018, 7:29 am
Updated Thursday, 6th December 2018, 7:45 am
Part of George Street was cordoned off after the assault. Picture: R Marnell/Contributed

The incident happened at around 3.20am yesterday on George Street, near to the junction with Frederick Street.

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George Street assault: Man taken to hospital with serious injuries

A 39-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his head and face.

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Part of George Street was temporarily closed off as police officers carried out investigations at the scene on Wednesday.

The man remains in hospital receiving treatment.

A 19-year-old and 20-year-old are due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court at a later date.

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