Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man stabbed in attempted murder at Edinburgh house

A 51-year-old man has been stabbed in an attempted murder at an Edinburgh house.

The incident happened at about 04:30 in Hailesland Grove when the victim suffered a serious injury to his torso.

He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he received treatment.

A 46-year-old man was arrested and charged shortly afterwards and is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday.

Police Scotland said a police dog was used to safely apprehend the man in Sighthill Drive shortly before 05:00.

Det Sgt Robbie Wallace said: "We're still eager for anyone who witnessed anything or has any information which can assist with our inquiries to come forward.

"Police dog Max and his handler did a fantastic job in apprehending this man so quickly and incidents such as this show how valuable our dog unit is."

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