Four men have been charged following an operation to tackle human trafficking and serious organised crime in West Lothian.
Police Issue Efit Of Meadows Rapist
Police in Edinburgh have issued an e-fit of a man they want to interview in connection with the rape of a 19-year-old woman in The Meadows at around 7am last Saturday morning.
Detective Chief Inspector Alwyn Bell, who is leading the investigation, said: "We believe this is a very good likeness of the man we wish to trace. He is described as being between 20 and 30, 5'4" to 5'9" in height, of medium build and wearing a black beanie hat, dark trousers and black zip-up tracksuit top.
"This was a dreadful experience for the victim. It is essential we trace this man as soon as possible. I am appealing for anyone who recognises the description or e-fit picture of the man to call Police Scotland on 101 or provide the information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 as soon as possible."
Two women have been arrested in connection with the death of another woman in South Ayrshire.
A former German prisoner of war has left nearly £400,000 to a small Scottish village for the kindness shown to him during his captivity.
A man found dead in a flat in one of Scotland's most affluent areas following a suspected murder had suffered significant injuries, police have said.
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