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A 22-year-old man has died after falling from a rock face at Salisbury Crags on Arthur’s Seat.

Emergency services were dispatched to the scene shortly before 10.00pm last night but the man was pronounced dead by paramedics.

A police spokesperson said: “Police attended at Radical Road, Arthur Seat, Edinburgh at 10pm on July 14 after reports of a 22-year-old man having fallen from the rock face.

“Officers attended along with Scottish Ambulance Service and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

“Despite efforts by paramedics, the male was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing, however, the death is not being treated as suspicious.”

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 9.56pm on Sunday to attend an incident at Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.

“We dispatched our special operations team, two ambulances and two 3RU units to the scene.”