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Steven Hendry charged with attempted murder of police officer in Edinburgh

police at the scene Image copyright Robert Veal
Image caption Princes Street was closed during an incident on Friday

A 43-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a police officer in Edinburgh city centre.

Steven Hendry was arrested following an incident on Friday in which the officer was allegedly stabbed.

The alleged attack took place on Princes Street at the foot of The Mound.

Mr Hendry made no plea at Edinburgh Sheriff Court and was remanded in custody.

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