Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man in court over Morningside attack on 85-year-old

Morningside Pic: Brian Innes
Image caption The woman was attacked in Morningside

A man has been charged with assault to severe injury, danger of life and attempted murder in connection with an attack on a 85-year-old woman.

Robert Buczek, 23, appeared on petition in private at Edinburgh Sheriff Court before Sheriff Isabella McColl.

No plea or declaration was made and the case was continued for further inquiry. Buczek was remanded in custody.

It follows an attack on a woman in her home in the Morningside area of Edinburgh on Friday 11 July.

Image caption Police said high-visibility patrols would remain in the area

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