Tip-offs from public in bid to find teacher missing in Capital

POLICE are following up a number of leads in a bid to find a Finnish teacher missing in the Capital.

Wednesday, 17th January 2018, 2:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th January 2018, 2:42 pm
Police have released new pictures of missing Finnish tourist Riina Elisabeth Sjorgren

Officers thanked the public for their response to an appeal launched yesterday for help finding Riina Elisabeth Sjogren.

The 38-year-old from Helsinki vanished from a tram stop on York Place at 10.20pm last Tuesday after missing a flight to Amsterdam.

A police spokeswoman said: “We’ve had a good response to the appeal and wish to thank the public for their assistance so far.

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“Our dedicated team are following up various leads and carrying out multiple lines of inquiry.”

“We also have an officer in Edinburgh Division who is Finnish and he is liaising with Riina’s family and the authorities in Finland on behalf of the inquiry team.”

Anyone with information can contact officers on 101 quoting 3748 of 9th January.