Edinburgh crime: 32-year-old man arrested in connection with Leith Walk disturbance

The incident was reported at around 3.30pm on Thursday, January 25

Police were called to reports of a disturbance at a premises on Leith Walk on Thursday, January 25Police were called to reports of a disturbance at a premises on Leith Walk on Thursday, January 25
Police were called to reports of a disturbance at a premises on Leith Walk on Thursday, January 25

Edinburgh police were called to Leith Walk following reports of a disturbance at a local business.

A 32-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident which is understood to have taken place around 3.30pm on Thursday near the junction with Leith Walk and Dalmeny Street. A 61-year-old man was treated at the scene for a minor injury.

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A local shop keeper told the Evening News they saw two police cars and one police van parked near the Balfour Street tram beside the Chinese supermarket during the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 3.25pm on Thursday, January 25, we were called to a report of a disturbance at a premises on Leith Walk, Edinburgh. Emergency services attended and a 61-year-old man was checked at the scene for a minor injury."

They added: "A 32-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing."

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