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Man stabbed in Oxgangs street lunchtime attack

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A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in an Edinburgh street.

The incident happened on Oxgangs Drive in the south of the city at lunchtime on Tuesday.

Police said they are following a positive line of inquiry.

Insp David Ferguson, of Police Scotland, said: "We're carrying out inquiries after a male in his 20s was attacked and stabbed in Oxgangs Drive shortly before 13:00 on Tuesday."

He added: "Paramedics attended to the injured male and transferred him to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, where he remains in a serious condition.

"I'm satisfied that this is an isolated incident and we are currently pursuing a positive line of inquiry."

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