Police hunt boy, 16, driving stolen vehicle on Queensferry Road

A boy has been found driving on one of the Capital's busiest roads in a stolen vehicle.

Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 9:54 am
Police were out on Queensferry Road. Picture: Google Maps

A large police operation was deployed in the north west of the city last night, following reports of two stolen vehicles.

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Witnesses reported a strong police presence on Queensferry Road, near Barnton Dental, at around 9pm.

Police were out on Queensferry Road. Picture: Google Maps

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A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "On the evening of Tuesday, June 18, local officers assisted by roads policing were involved in a roads policing operation in the north west of Edinburgh relating to two stolen motor vehicles.

"A 16-year-old male was arrested at the time and the vehicle crime team are continuing a positive line of enquiry.

"Both vehicles have now been recovered by police."