Man on attempted murder charge after Hogmanay disturbance
Dean Riding, 21, is the fifth person to face charges after the incident in Musselburgh.
A fifth person has appeared in court charged with attempted murder after a man was seriously injured in a disturbance on Hogmanay.
Police were called to Delta Drive in Musselburgh, East Lothian, at around 11pm on December 31 following reports of a large-scale disturbance.
A 25-year-old man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he was treated for serious head and facial injuries before later being released.
Dean Riding, 21, appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Wednesday in connection with the incident.
Riding, of Tranent, was charged with assault to severe injury, permanent disfigurement, danger of life and attempted murder.
Four teenagers faced the same charges when they appeared in court earlier in the week.
Aaron Thomson, 19, Jayson Dodds, 18, and two male youths aged 16 and 17 who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday. None of the five made a plea.
Riding, Thomson and the 16-year-old were remanded in custody while the other two were granted bail.
Detective chief inspector Paul Batten said: "Our thanks go to the local community for their support of our inquiries and response to appeals for information.
"We are still conducting inquiries into the full circumstances of this incident.
"Anyone who may have information is asked to contact us on 101."