Teen arrested following serious assault on Princes Street

Police have arrested a teenager following a serious assault in central Edinburgh earlier this month.

A teen has been arrested following the assault on Princes Street earlier this month.

A man was subject to a serious assault in the early hours of Saturday 1 September on Princes Street.

Police were called to the scene at 3.50am and the injured man was taken to hospital.

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A cordon was also placed around the pavement area between Sports Direct and Mountain Warehouse.

Part of the roadway was closed off while a full police investigation got under way.

Officers have now confirmed that a 16-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the incident.

He is due to appear before Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday 1st October.

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