An investigation has been launched after a woman was taken from the Carlton Highland Hotel to the Royal Infirmary at round 6.30 am this morning.

Police Scotland have confirmed they are involved in an investigation following an incident during which a female was allegedly assaulted.

A source close to the hotel told The Edinburgh Reporter:- “The incident didn’t happen at the hotel, but the injured woman is one of our staff members. I am not sure how she is or what happened.”

A Scottish Ambulance spokesperson said:- “We attended the Carlton Highland Hotel at around 6.15 am this morning and transported a female to the ERI for further treatment.”police scotland2