Man in court charged with Fleshmarket Close rape

The alleged attack happened on Fleshmarket Close
The alleged attack happened on Fleshmarket Close
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A 24-year old man has appeared on petition at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged with rape.

Shane McDonald made a brief appearance in private before Sheriff Norman McFadyen. The case was continued for further inquiry and McDonald was remanded in custody.

His appearance in court follows reports of a 44-year old woman allegedly being sexually assaulted in Fleshmarket Close in the early hours of Wednesday morning.