Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Murder bid investigation after man stabbed in Leith bar

The Mousetrap

An attempted murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed in an Edinburgh bar.

The 24-year-old was in The Mousetrap on Leith Walk was he was seriously assaulted on Sunday at 00:10.

A 39-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court later.

Detectives said they are also currently following a further positive line of inquiry. Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses.

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