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Edinburgh man attacked by gang in own home

A householder was beaten in his own home after up to six men broke into his property and robbed him.

The 48-year-old was attacked on Sunday morning at his house in Hillpark Grove, Edinburgh.

The gang entered the house between 03:15 and 06:00, before assaulting him and making off with some jewellery.

The victim suffered cuts and bruises but did not need medical treatment. There were no descriptions available of the men involved.

A spokesman for Lothian and Borders Police, said: "Inquiries are at a very early stage, and we are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area anytime between 0200 and 0600 on Sunday, and who may have seen something suspicious, to get in touch with police."

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