Man charged over Edinburgh’s Fleshmarket Close rape

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A man has been charged in connection with the rape of a woman in Fleshmarket close.

A 44-year-old was attacked and raped in the Old Town in a lane just off the High Street, at about 03:00 on Wednesday.

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A 24-year-old man is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack.