Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged over rape of woman walking to work in Leith

A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with the rape of a woman who was attacked while walking to work in Edinburgh.

The 20-year-old woman was attacked at about 04:30 on Saturday at the entrance to the Swanfield Industrial Estate, off Bonnington Road, Leith.

A report is being submitted to the procurator fiscal.

The man is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday.

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