Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged with murder bid in Gilmerton pub

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A man has been charged with attempted murder after a man was seriously injured in an Edinburgh pub.

A 28-year-old man was attacked in the Mechanic Arms in Drum Street at about 14:40 on Sunday.

A 60-year-old was arrested in Essex on Wednesday in connection with the incident and is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday.

Officers said the 28-year-old man's injuries were not life-threatening. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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