Edinburgh: Man charged following Water of Leith sexual assault
A man has been arrested and charged following a serious sexual assault that took place at the Water of Leith in the early hours of Saturday June 10.
The 22-year-old is scheduled to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Wednesday June 14.
According to police, a 33-year-old woman was walking home along Bonnington Road and Anderson Place when she was asked for directions to Ferry Road by a man going the same way.
A man then ushered her onto the path leading to the Water of Leith walkway where she was subjected to a serious sexual assault.
Police had appealed for information and have since charged a man.
Police thanked the public for their response in coming forward with information as part of this investigation.