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'Violence and disorder' not welcome at Scots beaches say cops as they arrest six people

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Portobello area. A "significant" police presence is expected to remain in the area to reassure local residents as Scots flock to the beaches to enjoy the warm weather.

It is a "small minority" of beachgoers that are ruining the good weather for others as officers said their actions "had no place" in Portobello.Chief Inspector Murray Tait, Local Area Commander for North East Edinburgh, said: "Our officers responded to a number of incidents involving youths in the Portobello area over the course of the weekend, including violence and antisocial behaviour."As a result of these reports, extensive enquiries have been undertaken and we can confirm that 6 arrests have been made to date.

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