Sunday 10th May 2020,
North Edinburgh Community News

Man arrested following attempted murder on Marine Drive

A man has been arrested following an attempted murder on Marine Drive last night. 

Emergency services responded to the incident in woods on Silverknowes Golf Course at around 8pm. 

Officers guarding the area.

One local said an ambulance left under police escort after paramedics treated a male at the scene. 

Officers were also seen inside the Almond House Lodge and left with evidence bags. 

Today a cordon is in place around the woods and a police specialist search team are carrying out a fingertip search of the area. 

A police search team begin their search of the area.

This morning police search dogs were seen searching within the cordon area. 

Detective Inspector Jonathan Pleasance, of Corstorphine CID, said: “A 48-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged attempted murder of a 36-year-old man in the Marine Drive area of Edinburgh on Saturday, 9 May, 2020.

“He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday, 11 May, 2020. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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