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Teenager arrested after young man seriously hurt in attack

Police swooped in on Ferry Road Drive in Edinburgh at around 3.45pm on Monday.

Edinburgh: Police swooped in on Ferry Road Drive. TRIM and Friends of West Pilton

A teenager has been arrested over the serious assault of another young man in Edinburgh.

Police swooped in on Ferry Road Drive at around 3.45pm on Monday.

Emergency services attended and an 18-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries.

A 17-year-old man has been arrested over the incident.

A force spokesman said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a 17-year-old man has been arrested after a serious assault took place at Ferry Road Drive in Edinburgh today at 3.45pm.

“An 18-year-old man has been taken to hospital for treatment and enquiries are continuing.”


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