Man to go on trial for attempted murder following Edinburgh hotel attacks

A MAN is to stand trial accused of trying to kill two women outside an Edinburgh hotel.

The attacks took place in the Grassmarket last November. Picture: TSPL

Peter Cameron, 38, today faced the claims during a short hearing at the High Court in Glasgow.

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He is charged with the attempted murder of Bernadette Lester and Gillian Clark next to the Apex Hotel in the Grassmarket, on November 8 last year.

The women are said to have been repeatedly struck with a knife.

Cameron is also accused of using a blade to assault hotel worker Neil Robertson to his severe injury and permanent disfigurement.

He faces further charges of having a knife in a public place and attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

Lady Stacey set a trial due to begin on June 14, in Edinburgh.

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