Man charged over Royal Mile attempted murder

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A man has been charged over the attempted murder of another man at an Edinburgh city centre flat .

The 35-year-old was arrested after an alleged incident in the Canongate area of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile on Friday.

A 53-year-old man was taken to Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with serious injuries.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “A male has been arrested and charged with the alleged attempted murder of a man during an incident which happened in the Canongate on Friday May 31.”

The man is expected to appear in court tomorrow.