Police in Edinburgh have received a report of a serious sexual assault involving a man in the Ainslie Park area of Pilton.

It is thought that the incident took place on a cycle path nearby. 

A 36-year-old male is thought to be the victim. 

It is understood the incident may have taken place on a nearby cycle path.

A spokeswoman said: "Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report that a 36-year-old man was the victim of a serious sexual assault in the Pilton area in the early hours of Monday, 28 October.