Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Men assaulted by masked attackers at Craigmillar house

Craigmillar Castle Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The attack happened at an address in Craigmillar Castle Road

Two men have been assaulted by three masked attackers at an address in the Craigmillar area of Edinburgh.

Police said the attackers entered the property on Craigmillar Castle Road at about 20:15 on Friday. Police believe the attack may have been targeted.

A 38-year-old man suffered serious, but non-life threatening, facial injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The second victim, aged 49, did not need medical attention.

Det Insp Alan O'Brien. of Police Scotland, said: "We believe this may have been a targeted attack and are working to establish the full circumstances.

"I'd urge anyone who may have seen suspicious behaviour by three men in the area at this time to come forward.

"We're also eager to trace any suspicious vehicles seen in the street around this time, and I'd again ask anyone who may have information about this get in touch."

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