Teen suffers facial injuries in serious assault in Morningside
A teenager suffered facial injuries in a serious assault in south Edinburgh.
The assault took place at around 6:05 this morning on Morningside Road close to Holy Corner.
It is understood a weapon may have been brandished or used in the assault, which left a 19-year-old man with wounds to his face.
Emergency services were called following the attack and the man was taken to the Royal Infirmary for treatment.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating following a report of serious assault in the Morningside area.
“A 19-year-old man was found to have sustained injuries to his face and was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.
“Officers are currently following a positive line of inquiry.”