Woman, 26, sexually assaulted during late night attack in Edinburgh city centre

A woman was sexually assaulted in Edinburgh city centre during a late night attack on Wednesday evening.

Thursday, 17th October 2019, 4:49 pm
Updated Thursday, 17th October 2019, 5:17 pm
A woman was sexually assaulted in Edinburgh city centre during a late night attack on Wednesday evening.

The incident, which took place near Old Infirmary Lane at around 11.30pm, saw the area cordoned off by police.

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Cops are now looking investigating.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: ""Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report that a 26-year-old woman was the victim of a sexual assault near to Old Infirmary Lane at around 11.30pm on Wednesday, 16 October.

"Inquiries are at an early stage and ongoing."