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Edinburgh OAP “shaken” after the car was smashed and left in the Asda car park without notice

An Edinburgh OAP was “shaken” after a car pulled into its parked vehicle in a supermarket parking lot without leaving a note.

The 81-year-old had parked in Asdas Leith Superstore on Sandpiper Drive around 11 a.m. on Sunday and came out of the store to find that the front of his blue Kia was smashed and partially torn off but no note was left.

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Shocking images show the impact of the impact on the driver’s side on the front of the small car, the front panel partially falling off.

The family said that after the stressful ordeal and talking to the insurance company, they decided not to report this to the police, but the 81-year-old was distressed by the incident.

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Speaking to Edinburgh Live, his daughter, Mrs. Mitchell, said, “We didn’t report it to the police, Dad was shocked that someone was going to do that and go away, and by the time I checked with the insurance company, he’d had enough.

“Two gentlemen saw the damage afterwards, reassured Dad and went with him to the security desk on the Asda front door to ask about video surveillance.

“That’s when he discovered that the video surveillance is not in the parking lot because of the construction of apartments, well, that’s what he was told.

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“These two gentlemen were apparently very nice to Dad.”

The family is still appealing to any witnesses who may have seen the incident in Asda Leith on Sunday December 5th and reported it to their insurance company.

Asda has been contacted for comment.

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