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Police warning after Calton Hill attacks in Edinburgh

Calton Hill, Edinburgh Image copyright Google
Image caption Both incidents happened at Calton Hill in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday and Friday

Police are warning people to be careful at an Edinburgh hill after two men were assaulted and robbed in similar attacks within days of each other.

Both incidents happened at Calton Hill in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday and Friday.

One of the men was a tourist who was punched in the face and had his mobile phone and wallet stolen in the incident.

The other man was knocked to the ground and robbed.

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