Edinburgh woman caught 'stealing plant pots' on doorbell footage in dead of night

The woman was caught 'stealing plant pots' in the dead of night
The woman was caught 'stealing plant pots' in the dead of night -Credit:Sharon Briggs

A woman has been caught on doorbell footage in Edinburgh "stealing plant pots".

The incident was captured in the Parkgrove Street area of Clermiston on Wednesday morning (May 8). The woman in the footage is alleged to have taken one plant pot, before returning only minutes later to swipe another.

Sharon Briggs, who caught the woman on her doorbell camera, said it happened at around 3.15am.

READ MORE - Edinburgh tourist claims she was 'ignored by hotel staff' and branded food 'disgusting'

READ MORE - Hero Edinburgh RNLI crew race to yachters stuck off Queensferry coast

Speaking to Edinburgh Live, Sharon said: "The video appeared as she was walking away taking the first plant pot.

"Then she came back seven minutes later for another one. This was around 3.15am.

"Hopefully this will help catch her. She's been caught on camera, I'd advise she brings them back."

Sign up for Edinburgh Live newsletters for more headlines straight to your inbox

Doorbell footage has been catching incidents across Edinburgh recently. Only days ago, a "creepy" man was seen lurking in gardens - also in the Clermiston area.

He was caught at around 1.40am in one family's garden. Sharing a clip of the man online, Nick Hunter said: "Dodgy folk walking about at 1.30am in Clermiston."

Join Edinburgh Live's Whatsapp Community here and get the latest news sent straight to your messages.

A mum in the Longstone area of the city also caught an alleged thief breaking into her home while her family slept. The incident was caught on doorbell footage, showing a man taking off with her Audi RS5 at around 1.45am on April 11.

She told Edinburgh Live : "It was very frightening waking up and realising someone had been in your property, my children were asleep in their beds upstairs. Someone broke the lock and entered the house."

Police Scotland have been approached for comment.