A man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder after an 85-year-old woman was found with serious injuries at her home.

The pensioner was taken to hospital after she was found at the property in Edinburgh's Morningside area on July 11.

Robert Buczek, 23, was charged with attempted murder and assault to severe injury and danger of life when he appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today.

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He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.