Paramedic’s bag stolen while he helped patient
The bag, which contained personal possessions, was taken from the vehicle between 7:40am and 8am on Thursday while it was parked in Firrhill Loan, Edinburgh. The paramedic discovered it was gone when he returned to the vehicle.
Police searched the area and some of the items from the bag were recovered around the nearby St Mark’s Primary School.
A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said: “No medical equipment or documentation was taken during this theft. However, the paramedic is understandably distressed at the loss of his personal possessions.
“Anyone who saw anything suspicious is asked to contact police. Similarly, anyone who saw the man seen rummaging through the rucksack and can help identify him is also asked to come forward.”
The suspect is described as white, between 18 and 25 years old and wearing a dark jacket, dark trousers and dark shoes.
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