Police hunt as man is slashed in Danderhall street attack

A 30-year-old man will need surgery after suffering multiple slash wounds to his neck during a street attack in Danderhall.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the serious assault which took place during the early hours of Monday, June 4.

It is understood the victim was attacked on the footpath at The Square.

He was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and then to St John’s Hospital in Livingston, where he was due to undergo surgery.

Read full story in the June 7 edition of the Midlothian Advertiser.