Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged over Edinburgh sex attack

A man has been charged in connection with a sexual assault on a woman in Edinburgh.

The 20-year-old victim was in the Canongate at about 06:30 on Tuesday 25 June when she was dragged into a close at Old Tolbooth Wynd and attacked.

The assault ended after her attacker is thought to have been disturbed by a passer-by.

Police said a 27-year-old man was due to appear from custody at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

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