Police called to "stabbing" on Edinburgh housing scheme

Police were called at 4pm
Police were called at 4pm
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POLICE swooped on a Capital housing estate this afternoon after residents reported a "stabbing."

Officers were deployed to Viewcraig Gardens, near Dumbiedykes, at around 4pm.

Paramedics were also called after a man was assaulted.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "We were called to reports of an assault. Both ambulance and police are still at the scene."

No further details as to the victim's injuries were available.

One witness said: "Three ambulances, five police cars in Dumbiedykes now - stabbing."