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19-year-old victim of Meadows sex attack

posted 15 Nov 2014, 13:44 by Tollcross Junction   [ updated 15 Nov 2014, 13:54 ]

Police are investigating after a serious sexual assault on a young woman on the Meadows.

The attack happened sometime between 6.50am and 7.10am on Saturday.

The 19-year-old had been out with friends in the Cowgate and Niddry Street area and was returning home when she made her way through Middle Meadow Walk.

As she reached Jawbone Walk, a male approached the victim from behind and knocked her to the ground before subjecting her to the attack.