Teenage boy stabbed in chest during murder bid outside Aldi
The 16-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries after being knifed in Edinburgh.
A teenage boy has been stabbed in the chest during an attempted murder outside an Aldi in Edinburgh.
The 16-year-old was knifed next to the supermarket on Gilmerton Road at around 5.10pm on Sunday.
He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Police are appealing for witnesses, but are currently following a "positive line of enquiry".
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police in Edinburgh are investigating following an attempted murder in the Gilmerton area.
"Officers and emergency services were called to a disturbance on Gilmerton Road at around 5.10pm on Sunday.
"A 16-year-old boy suffered serious injuries to his chest and was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by the Scottish Ambulance Service where he remains receiving treatment.
"Inquiries are ongoing and officers are currently following a positive line of enquiry.
"Anyone who may have witnessed the incident and has not yet spoken to officers is asked to contact police."