Police cordon in place on busy Edinburgh street following early-morning assault

Police Scotland has cordoned off an area around the Capital’s Granton Square following an incident involving the assault of two men.

Saturday, 3rd July 2021, 11:33 am
Updated Saturday, 3rd July 2021, 2:41 pm
Two men have been taken to hospital. Picture: Contributed
Two men have been taken to hospital. Picture: Contributed

Further details are expected later this afternoon but in a statement this morning the force said inquiries were ongoing.

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A spokesperson said: “Around 1.10am on Saturday, July 3, 2021, officers received a report of two men having been assaulted in Granton Square, Edinburgh.

"The men were taken to hospital for treatment and enquiries are ongoing into the incident.”

More details to follow.