Man in serious condition after stabbing at park entrance

Staff at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh described the man's condition as 'serious'.

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A man is in a “serious” condition in hospital after being stabbed at the entrance to a park in Edinburgh.

Police were called to reports of a serious assault at the entrance to Pilrig Park on Pilrig Street at around 2.05pm on Tuesday, February 27.

A 25-year-old man was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh to be treated for stab wounds. Hospital staff described his condition as serious.

Police are now urging any witnesses to come forward.

Detective Inspector Dougal Begg said: “We would urge anyone who was in the area at the time who witnessed this serious assault take place, or who has any information that may assist our investigation to come forward.

“Enquiries are continuing and officers are gathering and viewing CCTV footage for more information.

“I would also urge any drivers with dash-cam footage or those with personal footage to contact us as soon as possible.”

Information can be passed to 101 quoting reference number 1698 of February 27.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.

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