Man charged over assault on Hibs player Gary Deegan
- 23 November 2012
- From the section Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland
A man has been charged in connection with an assault on a footballer in an Edinburgh street.
Hibernian player Gary Deegan, 25, suffered a broken jaw in the alleged attack in city's George Street in the early hours of Sunday 7 October.
He was taken to hospital following the incident at about 03:00.
Lothian and Borders Police confirmed a 27-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident. He is due to appear in court at a later date.
Midfielder Deegan joined Hibs as a summer signing from Coventry and has returned to light training this week.