Man charged after serious assault during bus stop argument

The incident occurred around midnight on Tuesday at the number 30 bus stop on Princes Street, Edinburgh.

Man charged after serious assault in Edinburgh’s Princes Street © Google Maps 2024

A man has been charged following a serious assault during an argument at a bus stop in Edinburgh.

Police were called to the number 30 bus stop on Princes Street, around midnight on Tuesday, following reports of a man being seriously injured.

Further investigation found that the 47-year-old man had tried to intervene in an argument involving a man and woman.

The man was taken to Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with serious injuries.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

A police spokesperson said: “A 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a serious assault which occurred on Princes Street, Edinburgh, on Tuesday, July 2, 2024.

“He is due to appear before Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday, July 8, 2024, and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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