Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man arrested after teenager stabbed during Edinburgh robbery

Image caption The pair were walking in an area near East Trinity Road when the attack took place

A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery during which a teenager was stabbed in Edinburgh.

The attack happened as two youths robbed and assaulted a 16-year-old boy and girl on a walkway under East Trinity Road at 21:00 on Friday.

A mobile phone and a handbag containing a purse and other personal items were stolen.

A 20-year-old man is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday. Detectives are appealing for witnesses.

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