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Witness appeal after bus set on fire in Edinburgh

Police are appealing for witnesses after a bus was set on fire in Edinburgh.

The fire broke out on the number 4 on Oxgangs Road at about 22:30 on Monday.

Just before it was reported, a youth was seen getting off the bus at Oxgangs library. He is white, 14-16 years old and was wearing a dark hooded top.

Det Insp Rory Hamilton said: "The bus has suffered extensive damage, as a result of this fire, which we believe was started deliberately."

He added: "Luckily no one was injured as a result of this reckless act."

He appealed for witnesses.

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