Author Ian Rankin at centre of his own crime drama after police mistake him for a burglar

Author Ian Rankin at centre of his own crime drama after police mistake him for a burglar
 

Rebus author Ian Rankin found himself at the centre of his own crime drama after he was mistaken for a burglar.
Police turned up at the novelist’s home to question him after a neighbour reported a man acting suspiciously on his street.
When the officers arrived in Edinburgh’s affluent Merchiston, a resident told them their description of the “prowler” sounded like Rankin.
They then went to the Fife-born 56-year-old’s home.
It turned out he had been helping his son Jack, 24, move house and was reported to police after someone saw him carrying bags filled with computer gear. The award-winning... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional, Views: 35
Source: Daily Record
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