Person in hospital after taking ill at Pentland Hills

Officers were called to an incident at the Pentland Hills this morning after a person took ill.

By Caitlyn Dewar
Sunday, 25th October 2020, 1:23 pm
The police were called just after 10am to assist emergency service partners
The police were called just after 10am to assist emergency service partners

Reports from eyewitnesses said police and ambulance services were seen in the Flotterstone area as well as a helicopter.

Police confirmed they had been called to assist emergency services after receiving reports of a person who had taken ill on Turnhouse Hill just after 10am.

The individual was taken to the Royal Infirmary by ambulance.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Officers were called to assist emergency services partners after receiving a report that a person had taken ill on Turnhouse Hill, near Penicuik, around 10:05am on Sunday, October 25 2020.

"The person was taken to Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh by ambulance."

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