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Edinburgh's Grassmarket sealed off after stabbing

posted 20 Jun 2013, 05:31 by Tollcross Junction   [ updated 20 Jun 2013, 05:33 ]

Parts of the Grassmarket were sealed off this morning as police investigated a stabbing incident in the historic area.

A man is being treated in hospital after being stabbed during a serious assault in the early hours of this morning.

The 38-year-old was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the attack at 2:30am at a house. Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses to come forward.

An area near The White Hart Inn has been cordoned off while detectives investigate.

Source: The Scotsman