Woman seriously injured after attack in Pilton house

A woman has been left with serious injuries following an attack in a house in Pilton.

Monday, 28th October 2019, 1:49 pm
Updated Monday, 28th October 2019, 1:49 pm

Emergency services were called to the incident in West Pilton Avenue at about 5:25am on Monday.

A police spokeswoman said: "Police were called around 5:25am on Monday 28 October 2019, following the reports of serious injuries to a female at an address on West Pilton Avenue, Edinburgh.

"Emergency services attended the scene and enquiries are at an early stage."

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Police in Edinburgh are carrying out inquiries into an attack on a woman in a house in Pilton.

Meanwhile, police have launched an investigation into a man being raped on a cycle path in the north of Edinburgh in the early hours of this morning.

Officers received a report of a 36-year-old man being the victim of a serious sexual assault in the Ainslie Park area of Pilton. Inquiries are ongoing.

Police have confirmed the two incidents are not linked.

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