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Police seeking information – attempted robbery in Broughton

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Edinburgh police are seeking information following an incident on Thursday evening on the Warriston Path when a man attempted to rob a woman walking there.The woman was walking along the path which is...

Man charged in connection with city centre incident

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Police had closed off city centre streets overnight after a major incident involving the driver of a Ford Fiesta car who had struck five pedestrians.The incident took place at the corner of Rose...

Police close off city centre streets after “major incident”

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Edinburgh Police have closed off several streets in the city centre during what is described as a major ongoing incident.A silver Ford Fiesta is photographed having been brought to a halt on Lothian...

Appeal for webcam footage – pedestrian struck by car driver on Gorgie Road

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A 70 year-old man was struck by the driver of a car on Gorgie Road near Robertson Avenue on Friday 3 September around 7.55pm. He was taken to hospital by the emergency services who...
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Missing man – body found

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Edinburgh Police have reported that around 9.50pm on Saturday, 4 September, 2021, police were called after the body of a man was discovered in the river at the river at the rear of Harlaw...

Man charged after woman dies on Arthur’s Seat

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Police Scotland have confirmed that a man has been charged in connection with the suspicious death of a woman in Edinburgh.Police and emergency services were called to Arthur’s Seat in Holyrood Park at around...

Police news – police seek information – attempted murder investigation

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Detectives in Edinburgh have asked the public for information after an incident on Restalrig Avenue when a man was struck by a car which then failed to stop.The incident happened on Restalrig Avenue near...
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Police appealing for help in tracing robber

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Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Edinburgh on Friday.Around 7.45pm a man entered a store on Summer Place and threatened the staff member with a knife before making off with a...

Police seeking information on gunshot incident

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On Friday night a number of gunshots were fired at a house in the Burdiehouse area in what police say was a targeted attackAt 8.40pm on Friday 20 August a number of shots...

Police appeal for help after serious assault

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Edinburgh Police have released an image of a man they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries following a serious assault which took place in the Forth Street area around 9.50pm on...

Edinburgh Community Food’s stolen van recovered in Newhaven

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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...

Police investigating serious crash at Hermiston Gait

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Police are asking anyone with dash cam footage for help in establishing what happened at Hermiston Gait roundabout this morning.The incident happened about 9.30am when two motorcyclists were travelling on the roundabout near...

Police appeal for information after charity delivery van stolen

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A white Ford Transit van owned by charity Edinburgh Community Food was stolen sometime between 1.30pm on Monday 9 August and 6am on Tuesday 10 August from Tennant Street in Leith where it had...

Police investigate armed robbery at capital casino

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Edinburgh Police have appealed for information after an armed robbery at the Genting Casino in Dundee Street in the early hours of Monday morning.A man who is so far not identified was noticed...

Leith Street incident – three arrested

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Three men in their twenties have been arrested and charged in connection with the homophobic crime reported last week.The three aged 23,22 and 21-years-old were charged in connection with two alleged assaults as...

Man arrested in connection with assault in Bingham

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Police Scotland say a 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an assault which took place on Bingham Medway at around 3.55pm on Wednesday, 21 July, 2021.The man was due to...

Search continues at Threipmuir Reservoir

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A search continues today after reports of a man in difficulty in the water at Threipmuir Reservoir in the Pentlands on Wednesday evening.Since then police have used a helicopter in the initial search...

Police investigate wilful fire-raising incident

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Two cares were set alight in Colinton on Wednesday night leading to a police investigation. The incident took place in a driveway at a property in Spylaw Park around 11.30pm.Two men were seen...

Police offer tips on avoiding vehicle crime

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Police Scotland has launched an awareness raising campaign to prevent vehicles being targeted by criminals.During the past year, when the country was subject to a range of coronavirus restrictions, including lockdown, recorded crime fell. As crime rates return...
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Edinburgh Police are taking to the hills this month

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Edinburgh Police are beginning Operation Boxy on Monday.The operation will run in the Pentland Hills Regional Park from 5 July to 31 July 2021 and will focus on the Edinburgh side of the...

Assault in Granton Square – police seeking dashcam footage

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Police officers were called out around 1.10am on Saturday to Granton Square, by a report of a disturbance.Two men, aged 19 and 21, were found with serious injuries and taken to the Royal Infirmary...

Police appeal for information about vehicle linked to attempted murder

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Police in Edinburgh have appealed again today for information about a car and its movements as they believe it is linked to an attempted murder in the city.A 34 -year-old man was found seriously...

Police remind all road users of safety first message

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Police Scotland remind everyone using the roads to take care of their own safety and that of others.The main concern highlighted in the latest campaign is that all road users should think of...

Police begin action on cycle theft

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Police Scotland launched a new campaign against bike theft and showed us some of the unclaimed bikes which they have in storage at Fettes. The message is to get your bike’s serial number and register...

Police to deploy increased patrols to encourage people to ‘do the right thing’

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Police Scotland will deploy increased patrols in communities to explain the regulations and to encourage people to do the right thing.Where officers encounter wilful breaches they will act decisively to enforce the law but...

Police advise householders to review the security of their home

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Police are advising householders to review the security of their home.Do you keep your keys in view of a window?  If you have an alarm, do you use it, is it zoned? Have you...

Incident at Palmerston Place this morning

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A large police presence is visible in Edinburgh's West End this morning with reports of one person being arrested.A 20 year-old man has been taken to hospital, and a 19 year-old is said...

Police report more dangerous driving offences in Edinburgh

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While the total number of offences relating to driving and vehicles has reduced by 13.3%, Edinburgh Police have reported an increase in dangerous driving offences in the city.These have gone up by 64.2% over...

Police warn of dangers from ‘County Lines’ gangs

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Police officers throughout the country have been busy educating the public on the problem of what is called ‘County Lines’.  Police Scotland has also targeted drug dealers who exploit vulnerable people during a national...

Look out there’s a safety camera about

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From Tuesday if you are in any of the areas where Covid-19 emergency measures to encourage active travel have been introduced, then watch your speed.That is the message of the Safety Cameras Scotland...

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