Chief Superintendent Williams reassures Edinburgh after recent firearms incidents.
Tonight Police Scotland want to reassure everyone Edinburgh is a safe City.
In a statement tonight, Chief Supt Mark Williams, Divisional Commander for the City of Edinburgh said:
“Over the past few days, officers across Edinburgh have been involved in investigating a number of incidents in the city involving firearms.
“These crimes are isolated and are not linked. We’ve got dedicated teams pursuing positive lines of inquiry into those we believe are involved and let me be clear, we will do all we can to find those responsible and bring them to justice.
“Edinburgh is a safe city, violent crime is continuing to fall and incidents like these are thankfully rare.
“We would appeal to anyone who has information about these incidents to come forward and speak to us in complete confidence. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”