Monday 28th October 2019,
North Edinburgh Community News

Investigation launched after man raped on local cycle path

Police are investigating after a man was raped on a local cycle path in the early hours of this morning. 

An area near to the exit for Ainslie Park has been sealed off with officers standing guard as. 

An officer stands guard at the scene of the incident. (Pic: Alan Simpson)

Detectives have now launched a full investigation. 

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said “Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report that a 36-year-old man was the victim of a serious sexual assault in the Pilton area in the early hours of Monday, 28 October.

“Inquiries are ongoing.”

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101

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