Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Pilton day centre bin fires suspicious

Pilton Elderly Project
Image caption The bins were pushed up against the wall of the Pilton Elderly Project

Fires started in two wheelie bins which were pushed up against a day centre for elderly people in Edinburgh are being treated as suspicious by police.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at about 19:45 on Monday, in West Pilton Park.

The bins were pushed against the wall of the Pilton Elderly Project.

No damage was sustained to the building and no-one was injured during the incident. Police said it was a "reckless act of vandalism".

Officers want to speak to two youths who were known to be in the area at the time.

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