Officers were alerted to reports of a crash involving a scooter and a car on Princes Street, outside Waverley Mall, at around 5.15pm on Wednesday, June 30.
Police attended, and their enquiries revealed that the scooter was stolen. It has since been recovered.
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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Further enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information or potential dashcam footage is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident 2452 of 29 June.”