Edinburgh schoolgirls 'sexually assaulted by group at Cramond beach'

Edinburgh police are investigating the sexual assault of two schoolgirls at the weekend.

Officers said enquiries were 'ongoing' after reports the two teenagers, aged 14 and 15 were victims of the crime on Cramond Beach on Saturday, June 29.

Edinburgh Live has been told the pair were approached by a group of youths on a 'quad bike' on the first day of school summer holidays in the capital.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers are investigating the sexual assault of two female youths, aged 14 and 15, which happened in the Cramond Beach area of Edinburgh on Saturday June 29 2024.

"Enquiries are ongoing.”

Cramond Beach is a popular area for families and generally thought to be safe, with crime rates low.

More on this incident as we get it.

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