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Woman seriously injured after falling from window in Edinburgh

Leith Street
Image caption The woman was seriously injured after falling from a second floor window in Edinburgh's Leith Street

A 32-year-old woman has been seriously injured in Edinburgh after falling from a second floor window.

The woman is being treated at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for serious head injuries.

Police said they were investigating the circumstances surrounding her fall but it is understood the incident in Leith Street at 00:15 was an accident.

A 38-year-old man is currently helping them with police inquiries. Officers have appealed for witnesses.

A passerby found the woman and called the emergency services. The road was closed but has now reopened.

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