Car abandoned after failing to stop for police in Edinburgh

Police are appealing for information

Thursday, 16th January 2020, 8:13 am
Updated Thursday, 16th January 2020, 8:13 am
Eildon Street where the car was abandoned (Photo: Google)

A car was ditched close to the Botanic Gardens after failing to stop for police officers in Edinburgh yesterday (Wednesday).

Police Scotland's road policing team are appealing for information after the grey Volkswagen Golf did not stop for officers of Ferry Road at around 2pm.

It then entered Victoria Park, driving south on Victoria Path before being found abandoned on Eildon Street.

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Road Policing Scotland said on Twitter: "We are appealing for information after a grey Volkswagen Golf failed to stop for officers at 14:05hrs today on Ferry Road, Edinburgh. It was last seen entering Victoria Park, driving south on Victoria Path.

"It was later found abandoned on Eildon Street. Any info, please 101