Naked man arrested in Scottish Government car park after Victoria Quay ‘skinny-dip’

A naked man was arrested in the carpark of the Scottish Government building at Leith’s Victoria Quay - after going for an early morning swim.

Friday, 15th March 2019, 2:13 pm
Updated Friday, 15th March 2019, 2:32 pm

A police spokesman said they received a report of concern for the naked man at about 5:35am on Thursday, March 14th after he was seen naked in the car park area at Victoria Quay.

The spokesman added: “The man was traced and confirmed he had been for a swim. He was taken to hospital as a precaution and then released.

“No crime was reported and no further police action is required.”

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The incident happened outside the Scottish Government building at Victoria Quay in Leith. Pic: Stock image

It is understood the man was still not fully clad at the point of his arrest.

The man was also taken to hospital for a check up.

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