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Man charged over knifepoint rape in Leith Links

Leith Links
Image caption Police officers taped off an area of Leith Links after a woman said she was assaulted there

A man has been charged after a woman was raped at knifepoint in an Edinburgh park.

The 28-year-old woman was at Leith Links when the incident happened at about 01:00 on Thursday.

Police Scotland said a 24-year-old man had been arrested and charged.

He is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

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