Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged over Edinburgh's Fleshmarket Close rape

Fleshmarket Close (Pic Brian Innes)

A man has been charged in connection with the rape of a woman in Edinburgh's Old Town.

The 44-year-old was attacked in Fleshmarket Close, off the High Street, at about 03:00 on Wednesday.

A 24-year-old man is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack.

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