Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged over Calton Road attack

Calton Road Pic: Lisa Summers
Image caption The man was seriously injured in the assault on Calton Road

A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with a serious assault in Calton Road, Edinburgh.

A man was left with head injuries following the incident, which took place just after 03:00 on Tuesday.

The 46-year-old victim is still being treated in hospital, where he remains in a serious condition.

The road was closed between New Street and Old Tolbooth Wynd until 09:00. The 31-year-old is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court later.

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