Ar­rest af­ter women stabbed

The Press and Journal (North-East) - - NEWS -

A man has been ar­rested af­ter two women were stabbed out­side a ho­tel in Ed­in­burgh.

The in­ci­dent hap­pened by the Apex City of Ed­in­burgh Ho­tel in the Grass­mar­ket in the early hours of yes­ter­day.

A man who came to the women’s aid was also stabbed.

Po­lice Scot­land said a 38-year-old man has been ar­rested in con­nec­tion with two at­tempted mur­ders and a se­ri­ous as­sault.

He is ex­pected to ap­pear at Ed­in­burgh Sher­iff Court on Fri­day.

The women, aged 58 and 60, and the 37-yearold man re­ceived treat­ment at the Royal In­fir­mary of Ed­in­burgh fol­low­ing the at­tack, which took place at around 3.35am.

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