Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Incident in lane now being treated as a sexual assault

Entrance to Bread Street Lane Image copyright Google

A late-night incident in a lane in Edinburgh is now being treated as a sexual assault.

Police were called to Bread Street Lane at about 05:00 following reports of concern for a woman.

The lane was later closed off and detectives are asking for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area to contact them immediately.

A Police Scotland spokesman said inquiries were ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

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