A man was left seriously injured and a car was stolen following a disturbance involving several men in Edinburgh.
Emergency services were called to Southhouse Square at around 8.35pm on Friday after receiving reports of a disturbance involving five men.
A 25-year-old man was found seriously injured and taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, while a second man, 24, required medical treatment.
Enquiries have established that a black BMW car, with the registration YF13 OWK, was also stolen.
Officers have been carrying out door-to-door enquiries and are checking for relevant CCTV footage for any additional information on those involved.
Detective sergeant Steven Dick said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the Southhouse Square area last night. The motive for these attacks is unknown and it is imperative we trace those responsible.
“Our enquiries have revealed that a group of up to five men were involved in a disturbance, which has resulted in two men being seriously injured. I would ask anyone who has any information regarding this incident to contact us.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 3666 of January 26, 2024. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 with the assurance that you can give your information anonymously.
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