Major manhunt after Calton Hill sex attack

Calton Hill was cordoned off by police following reports of a sexual assault.
Calton Hill was cordoned off by police following reports of a sexual assault.

DETECTIVES cordoned off Calton Hill today after reports of a sexual assault.

Forensic officers were combing the popular tourist attraction for clues from early morning.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report of a sexual assault in the city centre area.

“The incident was reported at around 6.35 am in the Calton Hill area on Wednesday 03 October. Inquiries are ongoing.”

Anyone with information can contact police via 101 or Crimestoppers aononymously on 0800 555 111.

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