Guns inquiry police recover £15k of stolen goods

Raids recovered stolen goods Picture: Lisa Ferguson
Raids recovered stolen goods Picture: Lisa Ferguson
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Detectives investigating recent firearms incidents in the Gilmerton area of Edinburgh have recovered Over £15,000 of stolen property during their enquiry.

An intelligence-led search was carried out at an address in Craigour Crescent yesterday following information received from the public via Crimestoppers in relation to firearms.

No guns or ammunition were found. However, officers seized two motorcycles and other motorcycle parts that were confirmed as stolen from the Gorgie area of the city.

In addition power tools, which are also believed stolen,were removed.

Police are currently following a positive line of enquiry in relation to the discovery of these stolen items.

Detective Chief Inspector Kenny Gray said: “The public continue to provide us with information in relation to the recent incidents in Gilmerton and as a result we have been able to recover high-value stolen goods from an address.

“I would like to thank our communities for their continued support and assistance, which is proving invaluable in tackling serious and organised crime in the Capital.”