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Eleven youths charged over Edinburgh assaults

Eleven youths have been charged after three people were assaulted in the Gorgie area of Edinburgh last month.

Police said three males, all aged 17, suffered serious facial injuries in an incident near Robertson Avenue at about 21:00 on Wednesday 12 April.

Eleven teenagers, aged between 14 and 17 have been charged with various assault offences.

A 15-year-old boy has also been charged with robbery and a 17-year-old with possession of a bladed item.

They will all be reported to the children's reporter and procurator fiscal.

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