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Man stabbed in the neck in Seafield

Kekewich Avenue, Seafield Image copyright Google
Image caption The 24-year-old man was attacked at about 01:45 in the street in Kekewich Avenue, Seafield

A man is in hospital after being stabbed in the neck during a serious assault in Edinburgh.

The 24-year-old man was attacked at about 01:45 in the street in Kekewich Avenue, Seafield.

The man was treated at the scene by the Scottish Ambulance Service, before being taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

He remains in a stable condition in hospital. Police said his injury was serious but "not life-threatening".

Det Sgt Graham Grant, of Police Scotland, said: "At this time it is unclear exactly what happened in Kekewich Avenue but there appears to have been a disturbance and raised voices in the street in the very early hours of the morning.

"Door-to-door enquiries are being carried out, but any members of the public who saw or heard anything suspicious in Kekewich Avenue or, indeed, in the Craigentinny area is urged to get in touch."

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