Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man seriously injured in Royal Mile flat attack

A man has been seriously injured in an assault on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh.

Police said the 53-year-old was attacked in a property just off the Canongate at about 07:10.

He was taken to the city's Royal Infirmary where he was said to be in a serious condition.

Officers have been carrying out investigations at the scene, with a section of the road cordoned off. Anyone with information has been urged to contact police.

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