Police are investigating after a man was seriously assaulted in a park in north Edinburgh earlier today.
Emergency services were called to the scene at Granton Crescent Park at around 11am this morning.
The area was sealed off for several hours whilst officers carried out their investigation.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said “Police in Edinburgh are investigating an altercation, which is currently believed to have taken place in the Granton Crescent Park area around 11am on Monday 22 July.
“A 19-year-old man has been taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with a serious injury, which is not thought to be life-threatening.
“Officers remain in the area and are currently following a positive line of enquiry in connection with this.”