A SIXTH man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an incident in Musselburgh on Hogmanay.

Dillin Armstrong, 24, from Haddington, appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday (Thursday).

He is charged with assault to severe injury, permanent disfigurement, danger of life and attempted murder.

Armstrong made no plea and was remanded in custody. He is due to appear again within eight days.

His court appearance follows five others appearing in court this week facing attempted murder charges.