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Residents in Edinburgh’s EH5 postcode – which covers Trinity and Granton – are the Scots neighbourhoods most likely to be broken into, according to home insurance data.
The detection rate for housebreaking in Edinburgh is lower than the Scottish average at 21.6% in the first quarter of the year.
The capital has also seen community police numbers drop by 7% between 2013 and 2017.
Last year Police Scotland funded just one local police officer for every 466 residents in Edinburgh – compared with one in 314 in Greater Glasgow.
Across Scotland, the number of local officers fell by 3.38% since Police Scotland was formed in 2013.
Edinburgh saw a