Submitted by Editor on Mon, 24/07/2023 - 21:18

Police Scotland today issued the following press release. We reproduce it below unedited and in full.


Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following a disturbance in Edinburgh.

Around 3.15am on Monday, 24 July, 2023, officers were called to a report of a disturbance outside a premises on George Street.

A 23-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he remains in a stable condition. A further two men, aged 20 and 24, were also taken to hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and officers appealing for anyone with information that might assist them to come forward.

Detective Inspector Steven Gray said: “We know that the area would have been busy at the time and a number of people must have witnessed the incident.

“Three men have been seriously injured so it’s imperative we establish exactly what happened.

“Any small piece of information could prove vital, so please do get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 0316 of 24 July. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.