Man charged after serious assault in Edinburgh

Published 20 August 2019

A man has been charged following a serious assault in the Leith Walk area of the city earlier this year.

On Thursday 25th April, a 16-year-old male sustained facial injuries after being attacked in Montgomery Street.

As a result of inquiries conducted by Gayfield CID, a 31-year-old man was arrested on Monday 19th August and will appear in court at a later date in connection with this incident.

The public are thanked for their assistance with this investigation.


Contact Details

Call 101 for non-emergencies and general policing matters, in an emergency call 999. If you have information about a crime you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If your email enquiry is relating to the UK or Scottish Governments coronavirus guidance please refer to If it is a medical enquiry regarding coronavirus please refer to

Your Community

Find out more about local policing issues in this area by visiting: Edinburgh, South East - EC

Originally Published: