Man charged following serious assault in Edinburgh City Centre

Published 15 February 2018

Police in Edinburgh have charged a 54-year-old man in connection with a serious assault in the city centre.

The incident happened around 7.50pm on Saturday 3 February near to the Phoenix Bar on Broughton Street.

A 51-year-old man sustained serious facial injuries which required hospital treatment.

Officers would like to thank the public for their assistance with this investigation.

The 54-year-old is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.


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