Young boy dies in hospital after falling ill on street
Emergency services were called to Constitution Street in Edinburgh following the alert.
A young boy has died after falling ill on a street.
Emergency services were called to Constitution Street in Edinburgh at 5.40pm on Saturday.
The boy was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children but died shortly after.
Officers closed the road for several hours following the incident.
The death is not thought to be suspicious.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police in Edinburgh were in attendance at Constitution Street at around 5.40pm on Saturday after a child was taken unwell.
"The boy was taken to the Sick Kids Hospital where he sadly died a short time later.
"There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.
"Enquiries are ongoing into the full circumstances and the death is currently being treated as unexplained."