Edinburgh’s Grassmarket sealed off after stabbing

Parts of the Grassmarket were sealed off this morning as police investigated a stabbing incident in the historic area.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 20th June 2013, 12:11 pm
The Grassmarket, with an area containing blood stained clothes, cordoned off. Picture:  Neil Hanna
The Grassmarket, with an area containing blood stained clothes, cordoned off. Picture: Neil Hanna

A man is being treated in hospital after being stabbed during a serious assault in the early hours of this morning.The 38-year-old was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the attack at 2:30am at a house. Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses to come forward. An area near The White Hart Inn has been cordoned off while detectives investigate.

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