Man hospitalised after assault on Princes Street

Officers at the scene on Princes Street.
Officers at the scene on Princes Street.

Princes Street was partially closed this morning as police investigated after a man was assaulted.

Police attended the scene following reports of a “man being assaulted at Princes Street”

A spokesperson for said: “We were called to reports of an assault on Princes Street in Edinburgh at 3.50am on Saturday.

“One man was taken to hospital.

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“Officers remained on the scene while investigation work was carried out.”

Officers outisde of Sports Direct on Princes Street this morning. Picture; Lauren Gordon

Officers outisde of Sports Direct on Princes Street this morning. Picture; Lauren Gordon

Officers confirmed that a man has been taken to hospital following the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

The pavement had been sealed off from Sports Direct store to Mountain Warehouse.