Man arrested following series of incidents in Edinburgh
Police are appealing for information following a series of incidents which occurred in Edinburgh on the afternoon of Tuesday, 23 March.
Around 4.30pm police received a report of a road crash on Telford Road and a man causing a disturbance before making off from the scene in a stolen grey Volkswagen Golf.
A short time later the Volkswagen Golf crashed on the A90 northbound, near the Dalmeny slip road.
The driver is then understood to have approached a number of cyclists in the Dalmeny area before being apprehended by police.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with these incidents and enquiries are continuing.
Detective Sergeant Todd Rutherford from Corstorphine CID said: “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding these incidents and I am appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
“In particular, I would like to speak to a family of cyclists who are believed to have been approached by the man shortly after the second crash in Dalmeny. I would urge the family to please get in touch and assist with our investigation.
“I would also ask any motorists with dash-cams who were in the area on Tuesday afternoon to check their footage in case they have captured anything which could be of importance.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland through 101, quoting incident number 2116 of Tuesday, 23 March, 2021. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”