Police appeal after OAP carjacking ordeal

POLICE have launched a fresh plea for information after a pensioner was dragged from her vehicle in a carjacking.

The “highly unusual” incident occurred at about 2.30pm on Thursday when a 69-year-old woman was pulled from her silver Honda Civic in Colinton Road by a man after a struggle.

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The suspect is described as white, aged between 45 and 55, of small to medium build and with short, dark hair. He is also said to be clean shaven, possibly balding, and was wearing blue clothing.

Police said the car was driven erratically around Morningside and Bruntsfield before being left in Viewforth Gardens.