Teenage boy charged following Princes Street assault

A 14-year-old boy has been charged following a serious assault in Edinburgh city centre.

Friday, 27th July 2018, 3:17 pm
Updated Friday, 27th July 2018, 3:22 pm
The attack happened on Edinburgh's Princes St. Picture: Google Maps

The incident happened around 10.35pm on Monday 23 July in Princes Street.

A 37-year-old man sustained serious injuries to his face and was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.

Detective Constable John Dunn from Gayfield CID said: “This attack left a man with a number of facial injuries and requiring stitches.

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“We’ve been conducting a robust investigation since and have received a significant response from the public, which we’re very grateful for.

“A 14-year-old will now be reported to the Children’s Reporter and, following our enquiries, we are not seeking anyone else in connection with this.”

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