Man in hospital after attack on city street

A 37-year-old man is in hospital with arm injuries after a serious assault in Niddrie last night.

A man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with arm injuries last night. Pic: Greg Macvean
A man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with arm injuries last night. Pic: Greg Macvean

He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary after an incident on Caikemuir Gardens just after 7pm.

The street was cordoned off last night while forensic officers examined a van, before it was removed from the scene by a recovery vehicle.

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A police spokeswoman said: “The incident occurred yesterday at around 7.15pm when a 37-year-old man sustained injuries to his left arm. He was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment where he is detained in a stable condition.

“Enquiries are currently ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.”