Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man arrested over rape of teenage dog-walker

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the serious sexual assault of a teenager in Edinburgh.

The 16-year-old was walking her dog on Wednesday night when she was grabbed from behind, pulled off a footpath and attacked.

The incident happened at about 2200 BST in the Crewe Toll area of the city.

Lothian and Borders Police said the man was expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

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