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Police warn about car break-ins

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses and issuing a security warning following a number of break-ins and thefts from vehicles in the South and East of Edinburgh on Monday 4 March 2013.The...

Police seek witnesses after Princes Street assault

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Edinburgh city centre in the early hours of this morning.The 28-year-old man, who is Indian, was walking with two other...

Police to enforce road safety message

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Lothian and Borders Police have launched an initiative aimed at reducing casualties on roads throughout the Force area. Operation Oakum will see officers carry out enforcement activity in order to identify incidents of careless and...

Police seek witnesses to Livingston assault

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious sexual assault in West Lothian last weekend. The incident happened between 3.20am and 3.45am on Saturday 23 February 2013 in Livingston. A 28-year-old woman was...

Police appeal for witnesses

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Following the arrest of an 18-year-old man in connection with alleged robberies within a McDonald's car park in Telford Road, Lothian and Borders Police continue to appeal for potential witnesses to come forward. During one...

Man who died in Magdalene Drive identified

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Lothian and Borders Police can now confirm the identity of a man who died following an alleged disturbance in Magdalene Drive on Sunday 10th February.He is 25 year-old Craig Stewart from Penicuik.Mr Stewart was...

Crackdown on drivers on main roads in and out of Scotland

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Lothian and Borders Police and their neighbouring forces are carrying out a major operation across roads in the Scottish Borders and the North of England. Road Policing Officers from the Borders will join colleagues from...

Police seeking help with investigation of November robbery

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted and robbed in Edinburgh, and CCTV images have been released.The incident happened around 10.15pm on Monday 19 November 2012 in the...

Three charged in relation to incident in Duff Street

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A 22-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged attempted murder of a 49-year-old man at an address in Duff Street, Edinburgh, on Thursday,14 February 2013/In addition, two women aged...

Two men jailed for East Lothian murder

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Two men who killed a man during a disturbance in East Lothian last year have been jailed.At the High Court in Edinburgh today, Michael Sutherland and Steven Archibald were sentenced to over 11-years in...

Two arrested for drugs offences

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Two men have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after Lothian and Borders Police recovered a large quantity of Class A drugs in the capital.Officers carried out searches of three...

Elderly woman subjected to assault and robbery

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was assaulted and robbed in Edinburgh.The 81-year-old was walking in Wester Hailes Road towards the Wester Hailes Plaza at around 7pm yesterday...

Police arrest snake…

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Lothian and Borders Police took an unusual prisoner into custody yesterday when they recovered a snake in the West of Edinburgh.Officers were on routine duties in Hailesland Grove around 9.15am when they heard a...

Mountain rescue teams to assist police search today

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Lothian and Borders Police are drafting in specialist teams today as the search for missing Edinburgh man, Sanjay Dhital, continues.Teams of volunteers from the Borders Search and Rescue Unit and Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue...

Man given life sentence for murder

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A 26-year-old man who murdered a Polish man in his own flat in Edinburgh has been sentenced.Maciej Ciania (34) pictured above was found dead in the address in Dickson Street on 14th January 2012....

High value fraud and theft in Edinburgh

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information after following a high-value fraud and theft in Edinburgh.The incident happened sometime after 3pm on Tuesday 15th January in the East End of Princes Street.A Chinese...

Newest phase of Made from Crime launched today

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LAUNCH OF MAJOR FINANCIAL CAMPAIGN BY POLICE FORCES ACROSS EAST OF SCOTLAND Criminals across the East of Scotland who fund their lifestyles through crime are being targeted in a major new campaign launching today. Lothian and...

Four jailed for drugs distribution

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Four men responsible for the large-scale distribution of drugs across the UK have been jailed.Paul McIntyre, who is currently serving sentences in prison for drugs-related offences, David Hughes, Scott Gardner and Isaac MacKinnon all...

Weekend fatality in Wester Hailes road collision

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Lothian and Borders Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision in Edinburgh over the weekend.The incident happened around 1.30pm yesterday at the Clovenstone Roundabout on Wester Hailes Road.A Honda CRX car...

Police seek witnesses to North Bridge incident

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a traffic cone, which was thrown from North Bridge, struck a vehicle in the early hours of New Year's Day 1 January 2013.The cone was...

Supermarket break-ins in Meadowbank

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following two break-ins at supermarkets in the East of Edinburgh.The first incident happened in the very early hours of Wednesday 26 December 2012 at the Sainsbury's...

Drugs seized at Waverley Station

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£10,000 worth of drugs were  recovered following a joint operation between Lothian and Borders Police and British Transport Police in Edinburgh yesterday.The activity took place at Waverley Train Station and Edinburgh Bus Station and...

Polish man convicted of murdering friend

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A 26-year-old man has today been found guilty of murdering a Polish man in his own flat in Edinburgh.Maciej Ciania (34) picture above, was found dead in the address in Dickson Street on 14th...

Assault near Dean Bridge last night

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information after an elderly woman was assaulted as she walked home near the city centre last night. The incident happened at around 11.20pm outside the Rhema Church on Dean...

Advice for Christmas partygoers this weekend

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Revellers visiting Edinburgh city centre this weekend are being urged to make plans to ensure they get home safely at the end of their evening.With the Christmas party season now well underway, police expect...

Police appeal for witnesses to assault

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault and robbery in the East of Edinburgh. The incident happened around 10.30pm on Wednesday 12 December 2012 in the Milton Link area.A woman had...

Housing association get involved in Operation Cipher

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Dunedin Canmore Housing is taking to the streets to help make communities cleaner, greener and safer as part of a new, innovative partnership in Edinburgh. The social landlord has joined forces with Lothian and Borders...

Victim of last week’s road collision identified

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Lothian and Borders Police have  confirmed the identity of an elderly woman who died following a road collision in Edinburgh last week.She is 81-year-old Mary Dawson from Argyle Park Terrace.Mrs Dawson was crossing the...

Suspicious Death in Leith

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Police in Edinburgh are investigating a suspicious death that happened within a block of flats in Leith area of the Capital.   Officers were called to a block of flats in Hawkhill Close around 8.15pm...

Police have a message for sufferers of domestic abuse

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Lothian and Borders Police are encouraging victims of domestic abuse to take the first step in their journey to seeking help and getting a fresh start this festive period.This weekend, 7-9 December 2012, all...

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