Police launch investigation after man raped on North Edinburgh cycle path
Police have launched an investigation into a report of a man being raped in the north of Edinburgh.
Police said they received a report of a 36-year-old man being the victim of a serious sexual assault in the Ainslie Park area of Pilton, in the early hours of Monday morning.
A nearby cycle path has been taped off as officers carry out their inquiries.
A spokeswoman said: "Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report that a 36-year-old man was the victim of a serious sexual assault in the Pilton area in the early hours of Monday, 28 October.
“Inquiries are ongoing."