Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged after 86-year-old stabbed in Edinburgh street

Gylemuir Road, Edinburgh Image copyright Google
Image caption The incident happened in Gylemuir Road at about 11:00 on Monday

A man has been charged after an 86-year-old was stabbed as he walked in an Edinburgh street during the day.

The incident happened in Gylemuir Road at about 11:00 on Monday, Police Scotland said.

The man is in a serious but stable condition in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

A 55-year-old man is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged with attempted murder.

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