Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Teen arrested over stabbing in Edinburgh's Hailes Quarry Park

A 16-year old youth has appeared in court in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Edinburgh.

Joe Dallas made a brief appearance in private before Sheriff Kenneth Maciver at the city's sheriff court.

He was charged with assault to severe injury and danger of life and possession of an offensive weapon.

No plea or declaration was made on his behalf and the case was continued for further inquiry. He was remanded in custody.

His appearance followed the alleged stabbing of a 33-year old woman as she walked through Hailes Quarry Park near Kingsknowe Court on Monday morning.