Police warning after 'suspicious people' seen taking pictures of cars in driveways in south west Edinburgh

A neighbourhood alert of four suspicious people targeting homeowners’ cars in a community in the south west of Edinburgh has been sent out by Neighbourhood Watch Scotland.

Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 6:34 am
Updated Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 7:09 am

The alert comes after police received a report of four suspicious people in the Baberton Mains area taking pictures of cars in driveways.

They are described as being in their mid-teens with three of them wearing dark coloured tops and one in a grey hooded top.

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland has advised the public to consult the crime prevention information on Home and Car Security.

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Four suspicious people were sighted in the Baberton Mains area taking pictures of cars in driveways (Photo: Google Maps).

PC Sonja Kaiser-Ferris from the prevention, interventions and partnerships department for Edinburgh Police Division said: “If you see anyone acting suspiciously near to your property or vehicle please contact the police immediately with as detailed a description as possible of any person or vehicle involved.

"Please call 999 if an emergency and urgent police assistance is required or 101 to report the matter to the police."

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