Increase in Missing Persons

Edinburgh has seen an marked increase in the number of missing people, both adults and children over the past month.

At least 7 adults and 3 children have gone missing, an increase of over 200%.  There is currently no link between any of the missing individuals, but the police are starting to investigate the possibility of human trafficking.

They have advised that anyone out late at night should take measures to stay safe, such as not going on your own and sticking to main pathways.