Two charged after alleged assault at Edinburgh post office

Two people have been charged following an alleged assault at an Edinburgh post office.

Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 11:25 am
The scene outside Forrest Road yesterday (Photo: Sam Chan)
The scene outside Forrest Road yesterday (Photo: Sam Chan)

The incident, which happened at around 1.40pm on Monday 15 July, was alleged to have been linked to a disturbance within the Forrest Road Post Office.

One person was left with a cut under their eye which was treated by paramedics on the scene.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "Police were called at around 1.40pm on Monday 15 July regarding a disturbance within the shop.

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The scene outside Forrest Road yesterday (Photo: Sam Chan)

"One person suffered a minor cut under their eye. Two people have been charged with assault."