Three more men due in court over attack in Edinburgh street which left man seriously injured

Police have charged three more men in connection with an attack which left a man seriously injured in an Edinburgh street.

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 10:35 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 3:34 pm

The 35-year-old was taken to hospital and received treatment for head, leg and arm injuries following the incident in Wester Drylaw Drive on Tuesday, March 9.

Three men - aged 24, 42 and 47 - are due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Wednesday over the incident.

A 38-year-old man and a 49-year-old man were also charged in connection with the assault and appeared in court in March. Both of the men faced allegations of attempted murder.

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The serious assault happened in Wester Drylaw Drive. Pic: Google
The serious assault happened in Wester Drylaw Drive. Pic: Google

Detective Inspector Bob Campbell previously appealed to anyone who may have seen a black Dacia Sondero vehicle in the vicinity of Wester Drylaw Drive on March 9.

Following the incident, police officers carried out door-to-door enquiries and said they would be checking CCTV footage in the surrounding areas.

In a subsequent attack in the same street on March 12, a 33-year-old man was found seriously injured. Crimestoppers Scotland said it would offer up to £5,000 for information which leads to a conviction. Police said they were treating the incident as attempted murder.

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