Princes Street Gardens cordon after girl sexually assaulted

At around 9.50pm on Saturday, officers received a report that a 16-year-old had been attacked in the park.

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Police confirmed an area of the park is cordoned off as they investigate the scene.

An area of Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh has been closed off as police investigate the reported serious sexual assault of a teenage girl.

At around 9.50pm on Saturday, officers received a report that a 16-year-old had been attacked in the park.

Police confirmed an area of the park is cordoned off as they investigate the scene.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 9.50pm on Saturday, June 5, 2021 officers received a report that a 16-year-old female had been seriously sexually assaulted within Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Enquiries are ongoing.”