Man, 38, hospitalised with 'serious injury' from London Road attack outside pub

A 38-year-old man needed hospital treatment after being seriously injured during an attack outside a pub in Edinburgh last night.

Wednesday, 22nd July 2020, 2:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd July 2020, 2:35 pm

The assault is thought to have happened near the Artisan Bar in London Road at about 7pm.

A police spokesperson said: "A 38-year-old suffered serious injury and was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment and released a short time later.

"Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.”

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The assault in London Road is understood to have happened outside the Artisan Bar.

Locals reported on social media seeing police in the area and the pub cordoned off last night, with some suggesting a knife may have been involved.

The Evening News spoke with a staff member at the pub earlier today but they were unable to provide any more details about the incident.