Man Raped In Edinburgh City Centre

A man has been raped in Edinburgh city centre.

The 25 year old was attacked at Greyfriars Kirkyard early this morning.

Detectives say the serious sexual assualt happened around 6.30am.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police in Edinburgh are investigating following the serious sexual assault of a 25-year-old man.

"The incident occurred today (Wednesday, August 26) at around 6.30am. Cordons are in place at the corner of George IV Bridge and Chambers Street and at Greyfriars Kirkyard.

"Enquiries into the full circumstances of this incident are ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101."

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