Edinburgh Councillor Euan Hyslop 'disgusted' after three bikes stolen from Clermiston Primary School

Thieves broke into the bike shed at an Edinburgh primary school and stole three bikes.

The theft occurred at Clermiston Primary School on Parkgrove Place, on the evening of Thursday, August 4.

However, the school did not realise the bikes had been stolen until the following afternoon – when they called the police.

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Local SNP Councillor Euan Hyslop, who represents Drum Brae and Gyle, took to social media to hit back at the thieves.

He wrote: “Disgusted to hear from the parent council of Clermiston Primary School that their bike shed was broken into, and 3 bikes stolen. We need safe, secure bike storage to encourage more cycling. I'll work with the parent council to make sure it continues to be the best option.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We received a report of a break-in and theft from a premises on Parkgrove Place, Edinburgh, around 12.30pm on Friday, 5 August, 2022.

“Entry to a shed was gained and bicycles were taken.

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Three bikes were taken from a shed at Clermiston Primary School.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”