Laverockbank Road: Police appealing for help to identify a woman found seriously injured in Edinburgh

The woman was found by a passer by around 5.30pm on Sunday.

By Rachel Mackie
Monday, 28th September 2020, 2:44 pm

A woman in her late 60s has been found on an Edinburgh pavement with serious injuries by a passer by.

Police have launched an appeal to help identify her, reporting that she was found on Laverockbank Road in the Trinity area around 5.30pm on Sunday, September 27.

The woman is described as being in her late 60s, between 5ft 5ins and 5 ft 7ins tall with short, grey hair.

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The woman was found by a passer by around 5.30 pm on Sunday.

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She has a dental plate with four teeth and was wearing navy coloured trousers, a while coloured vest top and a teal coloured cardigan,all from Marks and Spencer.

She also had a navy coloured raincoat and was wearing black shoes with a Velcro strap.

Detective Inspector Jon Pleasance, Edinburgh CID said : "The only jewellery she was wearing was a yellow and white metal ladies watch – Lorus brand.

“The only other possessions she had were four keys, two mortice and two padlock type keys on a brown leather fob with the word ‘Traidcraft’ written on it.

“At present we are trying to establish how this woman came about her injuries. We need to find out who she is so we can let any family members know where she is and that she is very unwell.

“I would appeal to anyone who can assist in identifying her or was in the area of Laverockbank Road area of Edinburgh yesterday afternoon to come forward."

Information can be passed to Edinburgh CID via 101 quoting reference number 3537 of Sunday September 27.

If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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