A 44-year-old man was taken to hospital with a ‘serious injury’ following a disturbance in a property in Slateford last night.

A significant response was provided by emergency services including a reported three ambulances.

Scottish Ambulance Service. Photo: Martin P. McAdam www.martinmcadam.com

The activity sparked interest on social media.

Enquiries into the full circumstances are ongoing.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 6.30pm on Wednesday, 20 January, officers were called to a property on Slateford Green, Edinburgh, following a report of a disturbance.

“ A 44-year-old man was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with a serious injury. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”