Young girl in pink snowsuit who was found alone in Edinburgh sparking huge police appeal is identified

Police thanked the public for sharing their appeal.

Thursday, 19th December 2019, 1:49 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th December 2019, 1:51 pm

A young girl who was found alone in Edinburgh has now been identified and the process has begun to reunite her with her family, police say.

The young girl, who is wearing a pink snowsuit, was found around 9.30am.

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Police Scotland confirmed on Twitter: "We are pleased to report we have identified the young girl found in Whitson Way this morning and are in the process of reuniting her with her family.

"Thank you to everyone who shared our information and assisted us in our inquiries"

Young girl who was found alone in Edinburgh in pink snowsuit identified