Police

ASSAULT ON LEITH WALK

Submitted by Editor on Wed, 02/09/2020 - 15:56

POLICE SEEK WITNESSES

Police in Edinburgh today released a press release. We reproduce it unedited and in full below.

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information after a 35-year-old man was seriously assaulted in the early hours of the morning on Thursday, 27 August, 2020.

MAN'S BODY RECOVERED

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 08/05/2020 - 05:55

Police Scotland have announced the recovery of a man’s body from the Canty Bay area of North Berwick.

The family of Richard Forbes has been informed, pending a formal identification.

Mr Forbes, owner of the Smoke Stack restaurant on Broughton Street, was last seen at the Drift Café in North Berwick on 18 March. Appeals for information and a widespread police search followed.

Police say there are no apparent suspicious circumstances.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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BAXTER’S PLACE ASSAULT – POLICE SEEK INFORMATION

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 24/01/2020 - 06:06

Police Scotland has issued an appeal for information following an assault on Baxter’s Place. 

We reproduce their press release below. 

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a 47-year-old man was assaulted by a group of three men in Edinburgh.

The incident happened on Tuesday 14 January 2020 at around 3.30am in Baxter’s Place, at the junction with London Road.

Detective Sergeant Iona Cory said: