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Two injured in 'disturbance' on Edinburgh's Rose Street

Rose Street in Edinburgh Image copyright Google

Two people were left seriously injured after a disturbance in Edinburgh city centre.

The incident took place near the Rose Street Brewery on Rose Street at about 21:30 on Friday.

A 33-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were taken to the city's Royal Infirmary with serious injuries and both were later released.

Two men, aged 36 and 28, have been charged in connection with the incident.

Police Scotland said they were also keen to trace two women who were seen in the area.

The first was described as white, about 5ft 8ins, in her early 20s, with long blonde hair and wearing a white jacket, black trousers and grey Christmas jumper.

The second woman was also white, about 5ft 8ins and in her early 20s.

She was wearing a cream jacket, jeans, black knee-high boots and was carrying a black shoulder bag.

Det Sgt Andy MacRae said: "We know that many of the pubs and restaurants in the area were busy with people enjoying a night out or a Christmas party and I'm today urging anyone who witnessed this disturbance to contact police immediately."

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