Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged over Demarco gallery art heist in Edinburgh

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged high-value theft from an art gallery in Edinburgh.

Five paintings worth a total of £8,000 were stolen from the Demarco gallery on Craigcrook Road on 4 July.

Lothian and Borders Police said the artwork had not yet been traced, but their inquiries into the theft were continuing.

The man is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court later.

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