Police say Bread Street Lane incident was sex attack

Police stand guard at the scene. Picture: Greg Macvean
Police stand guard at the scene. Picture: Greg Macvean
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POLICE have revealed they are treating an attack in Bread Street Lane as a sexual assault.

The area was sealed off yesterday from 5am following reports of concern from a woman.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said today: “Police in Edinburgh continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an incident in

“Officers are now progressing this as a sexual assault investigation and would urge anyone who remembers seeing anything suspicious in the area to contact police immediately.”