Man found with ‘seriously injuries’ in alleged stabbing

Police were called to Magdalene Drive in Edinburgh, Picture: Kally Mcnaught
Police were called to Magdalene Drive in Edinburgh, Picture: Kally Mcnaught

Police have swooped on an Edinburgh street after a man was found with “serious injuries”.

Images show several police vehicles and officers at the scene at Magdalene Drive, with the road cordoned off. Social media reports suggested a man had been stabbed.

Police were called to Magdalene Drive in Edinburgh, Picture: Kally Mcnaught

Police were called to Magdalene Drive in Edinburgh, Picture: Kally Mcnaught

Police reportedly told residents to go home and lock their doors.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At 6.25pm tonight, officers in Edinburgh have responded to an incident in the Magdalene Drive area where a man has been found with serious injuries.

“The incident remains ongoing and for operational reasons, we cannot confirm anything further.”

In video footage sent to the Edinburgh Evening News, paramedics can be seen giving CPR to a victim on the street before rushing the victim to an ambulance.

More to follow.