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A 26-year-old woman from Edinburgh was rushed to hospital after being “attacked by dogs” at the property

An Edinburgh woman was taken to hospital on Thursday morning after being attacked by two dogs at a property in Leith

Police were alerted to the incident at around 9.15am on May 16 and quickly rushed to the scene on Academy Street in Leith.

The 26-year-old woman was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh to be treated for her “serious injuries”. Police Scotland confirmed they were still present at around 12pm on Thursday.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At around 9.15am on Thursday 16 May 2024, officers were called to reports that a person had been attacked by two dogs at a property on Academy Street in Leith.”

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“Emergency services arrived and a 26-year-old woman was taken by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with serious injuries.

“Officers remain present and the investigation is ongoing.”

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A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We received a call at 9.10am today to attend an incident on Academy Street in Edinburgh. We sent an ambulance to the scene and a patient was transported to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.”

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