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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...

Edinburgh Napier students become Special Constables

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Five Edinburgh Napier students are ready to support Police Scotland in its Covid-19 response after becoming the first individuals to qualify in the country as Special Constables through a new on-campus training programme.The students – Larissa Engelmann, Campbell...

Operation Winter City launched by Edinburgh Police

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The local police have launched their annual Christnas campaign today.Operation Winter City has been running for several years. It aims to provide everyone living in or visiting Edinburgh during Christmas and New Year,...

Annual Awareness Event gets Young Drivers Behind the Wheel

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A thought-provoking insight into the risks and responsibilities faced by drivers is being given this week to hundreds of new and aspiring young motorists.Sixth-year pupils from schools across the Capital are taking part in...

Man reported missing in Edinburgh

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Police have this morning put out an appeal for assistance from the public as they try to trace a man who has been reported missing from the north of the city.Leon Fleming was...
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Speeding Drivers ‘Educated’ to Raise Awareness of 20mph Zones.

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Drivers were targeted in the North of Edinburgh today (Thu. 14th March) in a thought-provoking approach to raising the awareness of Edinburgh's 20mph residential zones.This, the first in a series of events held by...

Advice for football supporters ahead of festive fixtures

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Police Scotland and the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) are working together so football supporters can enjoy the festive fixtures and the games are the talking point.Assistant Chief Constable Bernard Higgins, who has strategic...
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Family tribute to ‘loving dad, son and brother’ Roddy Loughton

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Police have confirmed the identity of a man who died in the Muirhouse area yesterday morning.Roddy Loughton, who was aged 26, sadly passed away following an incident at a property in Muirhouse Terrace in...

Man charged following Meadows collision

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Police have charged a 25-year-old man in connection with road traffic offences following a collision on Hope Park Terrace.Emergency services were called following a one vehicle collision at around 3.15am on Monday 17th December.Four people...

Man charged following murder in Muirhouse

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Police have arrested and charged a man following a murder in the North West of the city which took place yesterday.He is due to appear at court today.A police spokesperson said: “The incident happened...
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Armed officers found to have acted proportionately

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Police Scotland has welcomed a report that concluded armed officers in Edinburgh who fired a baton round when responding to reports of a woman armed with an axe on 31 March, 2018 acted proportionately...

New line of enquiry for police trying to trace missing 90-year-old man

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Police have a new line of inquiry as part of their ongoing efforts to trace 90-year-old William Scott who was reported missing from his home in Chesser at around 7pm on Tuesday 11th December, having been...

Investigation ongoing following break ins at business premises in Livingston

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Police  are appealing for witnesses following a break-in at two business premises in Dedridge, Livingston.The incident happened between 8pm on Thursday 13 December and 8.30am on Friday 14 December in the Douglas Rise area...

Witness appeal after Audi S3 overturns in Meadows area

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road collision which took place around 3.15am this morning at Hope Park Terrace in the Meadows area.An Audi S3 car overturned resulting in four of the...

Police warn of high risk of disruption for road journeys

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Police Scotland is advising drivers that the Met Office has issued an Amber and Yellow Weather Warning and there is a HIGH RISK OF DISRUPTION FOR ROAD JOURNEYS in all areas of mainland Scotland....
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Man charged with 46 break-ins to homes in north east of city

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Police in Edinburgh have charged a 27-year-old man in connection with over forty break-ins to homes in the north east of the city.The man was arrested and charged in November for five housebreakings then following...

Three teenagers charged in connection with attack on 15-year-old boy

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Three boys, aged 13 to 15, have been charged in connection with the alleged attack on a 15-year-old boy next to St Margaret's Academy on Howden South Road Livingston.The incident took place on Monday...
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‘Here to help and not to be assaulted or abused.’

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“Here to help, and not to be assaulted or abused” is the message that Chief Inspector Stuart Davidson of Police Scotland, and colleagues across the other emergency services want to get out as we...
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Police and medics warning about the consequences of ‘one punch’

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Police and medics have joined together to warn about the lifelong consequences one punch can cause.During 2017/18 six people in Scotland died as the result of a single punch. On four of those occasions...
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Witness appeal following break in at Edinburgh newsagents

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a break-in and theft at which took place at a newsagents on Lynedoch Place sometime between 5.30pm on Sunday 9th and 5am on Monday 10th December.After entry was...

Man pleads guilty to culpable homicide of Alan Glancy

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Paul Ness, 45, pled guilty today to the culpable homicide of Alan Glancy at his home in the Port Hamilton area of the capital.The 47-year-old’s body was found in his property on 1 February,...
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Witness appeal following serious assault in Livingston

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault which took place around 1pm on Monday 10th December in Falconer Rise, Dedridge.A member of the public was walking in the area when he came...

Two arrested in connection with attempted murder and attempted robbery

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Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted murder and attempted robbery which took place around 9.20am on Monday 10 December in the Calder Road area.A 38-year-old man was assaulted and taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary...

Family pay tribute to teenage girl found dead on Calton Hill

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The family of a 15-year-old girl who was found dead on Calton Hill on Saturday morning have asked anyone with information to contact the police.Mhari O'Neill from the Willowbrae area was reported missing during...

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