28-year-old charged following Shandwick Place assault

A man has been charged following an assault in the West End.

Wednesday, 9th May 2018, 2:35 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th May 2018, 2:40 pm
A 28-year-old has been charged with assault
A 28-year-old has been charged with assault

A 52-year-old man had suffered serious injuries after being assaulted outside the Rat Pack pub on Shandwick Place in the early hours of Sunday 1st April.

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Detective Constable Leigh Inglis from Edinburgh’s Violence Reduction Unit said: “This has been a priority investigation for the VRU over the past 6 weeks with numerous lines of inquiry followed, and I would particularly like to thank the public and media for their assistance with our appeals.”

A 28-year-old man has now been charged in connection with this incident and he is expected to appear in court at a later date.