A man has been arrested in relation to driving offences following the death of a pensioner in Edinburgh.
Police Scotland said a 69-year-old man was arrested ater Douglas Forbes, 78, was found fatally injured at Academy Park in the Leith area of the city at around 8.50pm on Thursday night.
The man under arrest has since been released and enquiries are ongoing.
Forbes was pronounced dead at the scene on Thursday.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Following the death of 78-year-old Douglas Forbes, at Academy Park in Edinburgh, on Thursday 2 December, we can confirm a 69-year old man has been arrested in relation to driving offences.
“He’s been released pending further enquiries and the investigation continues.”
Anyone with information can contact 101, quoting incident number 3329 of 2 December 2021.
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