Police are investigating after a woman was raped near Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh.
Officers received reports of the 20-year-old woman being seriously sexually assaulted at around 3.45am on May 1.
Images from the scene showed police cordons in place across the capital green space on Monday morning.
Police said enquiries are at an early stage and an investigation has been launched.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 3.45am on Monday, May 1, we received a report of the serious sexual assault of a 20-year-old woman in the Princes Street Gardens area of Edinburgh.
“Enquiries are at an early stage and ongoing to establish the full circumstances.
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