Arrests made after man ‘slashed’ in Corstorphine earlier today

Arrests made after man ‘slashed’ in Corstorphine earlier today

Two men have been arrested after a man was allegedly slashed in Corstorphine earlier today. 

Emergency services raced to the Tesco shop just before 1pm after the injured man ran into the shop seeking help. 

Witnesses saw four police cars arrive with their sirens blaring and an ambulance in attendance.

Police confirmed a 23-year-old man was taken to hospital and said soon afterwards two men in a van had been stopped and arrested.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Around 12.45 pm on Sunday 29 September 2019 police were called to Meadow Place Road, Edinburgh following reports of a man being found with injuries.

“Officers attended and the 23-year-old injured man has been taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary to be treated.

“A van was stopped a short while later and two men were arrested in connection with the incident. Enquiries are ongoing.”

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