A police spokesperson confirmed that officers were carrying out enquiries into the incident which happened at around 9.50pm last night.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Around 9.50pm on Saturday, June 5 officers received a report that a 16-year-old female had been seriously sexually assaulted within Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, on Saturday, June 5. Enquiries are ongoing.”
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Police are carrying out enquiries after receiving a report that a 16-year-old girl was seriously sexually assaulted in Princes Street Gardens yesterday evening. Pic: Google Maps