Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man stabbed in the face with nail at Northview Court in Edinburgh

Northview Court in the Muirhouse
Image caption The "serious assault" happened at Northview Court in Muirhouse

A man is being treated in hospital after being stabbed in the face with a nail in Edinburgh.

The 44-year-old man was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the "serious assault" outside Northview Court in Muirhouse.

The man was stabbed through the cheek just before 09:00 on Thursday.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident. He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court later.

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