Edinburgh Police say that a food charity’s delivery van which was stolen in the Leith area of the city has been recovered in Newhaven.

The white Ford Transit van, one of two main delivery vehicles belonging to social enterprise Edinburgh Community Food, was traced to the Newhaven area and enquiries are ongoing to find out how it got there.

Sergeant Elaine McArthur Kerr, of Leith police station, said: “Fortunately the van has been traced as a direct result of our appeal and I would like to thank everyone who responded to it.

“However, enquiries are ongoing to find out how it got there and we continue to appeal for information. I would ask anyone who saw the white Ford Transit with its distinctive large strawberry logo between 1.30pm on Monday, 9 August, and noon on Thursday, 12 August, to get in touch.

“If you can assist please contact us on 101, quoting incident 0689 of Tuesday, 8 August, 2021, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
This is not the exact van which was stolen – but is shown here for illustrative purposes to demonstrate the logo.