Police increase patrol in Old Town following reports of safety concerns and theft

Officers have increased their presence Edinburgh’s city centre after residents and businesses raised concerns about theft and safety.

By Katharine Hay
Thursday, 1st October 2020, 10:49 am
Updated Thursday, 1st October 2020, 10:50 am

One of the areas affected includes Hunter Square in the Old Town.

Police Scotland put out a post on Twitter confirming they have ramped up their presence in the area to help put an end to antisocial behaviour.

The statement read: “Officers are located at Hunter Square this morning in response to community feedback of antisocial behaviour, road safety concerns and thefts.

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"Here is the team street briefing in their community ready for the shift ahead.

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Police pictured in Hunter Square, Edinburgh picture: Police Scotland

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