Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Arrest after woman attacked and robbed of car in Leith

A man has been arrested after a woman was attacked and robbed of her car in the Leith area of Edinburgh.

The incident happened at about 11:30 on Wednesday when a man approached the 61-year-old woman in Jane Street and asked for directions.

He assaulted her before driving her silver Honda Civic towards Leith Walk.

Police said a 34-year-old had been charged and was expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

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