Police car in Portobello has windscreen ‘smashed in’

A new image taken this evening in Portobello shows a police car with a ‘smashed in’ front windscreen.

Monday, 22nd April 2019, 9:19 pm
Updated Monday, 22nd April 2019, 9:24 pm

The police vehicle, located on Bath Street close to the Esplanade Bar & Restaurant, appears to have been struck by a heavy object.

A large dent is also visible in the bonnet of the car.

Visitors have been flocking to Portobello Beach in recent days due to the warm and sunny weather.

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The image shows a police car with its front window smashed and a dent to the bonnet. Pic: contributed
The image shows a police car with its front window smashed and a dent to the bonnet. Pic: contributed

Details of exactly what caused the damage are unclear at this stage.

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