Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Calton Road attack victim suffers head injury

Calton Road Pic: Lisa Summers
Image caption The man was seriously injured in the assault on Calton Road

A man is in a serious condition in hospital following an assault in Edinburgh.

The man was left with head injuries following the incident, which took place just after 03:00 on the city's Calton Road.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital, which Lothian and Borders Police said they were not naming.

The road was closed between New Street and Old Tolbooth Wynd until 09:00.

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