'˜Unidentified object' at Cramond Beach believed to be animal remains

Police headed to Cramond this morning after it was reported that '˜flesh matter' had washed up on the beach.

Monday, 30th April 2018, 5:19 pm
Updated Monday, 30th April 2018, 5:25 pm
Police cordoned off Cramond Beach this morning after receiving reports that flesh matter had been found on the beach. Picture: TSPL

Officers were called to the scene at 10:35am and subsequently cordoned off part of the beach.

A thorough investigation was carried out lasting more than three hours. Police left the scene at 13:55.

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Police respond to '˜unidentified object' at Cramond beach

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in Edinburgh were called to Cramond Beach at around 10.35am on Monday 30 April following reports that flesh matter, believed to be animal, were discovered on the beach. Inquiries into the full circumstances are ongoing.”

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