Eyre Place attack: man to appear in court

Posted on 17/10/2014 by



A man will appear in court today following an alleged sex attack on a woman in Canonmills.

Police confirmed a suspect aged 35 is being held in connection with the attempted rape of a 21-year-old woman near Smithies pub in Eyre Place.

He is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today.

The victim was said to have been subjected to a serious sexual assault at about 4am on 8 October.