Moredun violence – Claims police car ‘hit teen’ as gangs smash automobiles

There are claims a police car could have hit a youngster in Moredun as violence involving dozens of youths broke out final night time.

Dozens of youths reportedly smashed automotive home windows within the south of Edinburgh space on Monday night time, armed with sticks and knives.

Round 25 youths have been seen within the space with many carrying balaclavas, chasing kids within the space.

One other incident was reported on the petrol station at Alnwickhill.

One publish on Fb stated: “If anybody spherical gilmerton/gracemount/moredun/ ferniside space has children i’d advise them to convey them again in the home as there may be individuals operating round in balaclavas smashing home windows and automobiles and chasing children.”

A big police presence was seen within the space and one eyewitness claimed a police car struck a youngster who was concerned within the bother.


One other publish stated: “Please watch your children within the gracemount space was getting back from the retailers and there was a bunch off youths regarded like youngsters round 15 of them with hoods up and balaclavas chopping although the seashore grove into gracemount armed with sticks scary stuff for teenagers these days.”

Edinburgh Dwell has contacted Police Scotland for remark.

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