Thursday 28th July 2022,
North Edinburgh Community News

Investigation launched following shop armed robbery in Granton

Police are appealing for information following a shop robbery in Granton.

The incident happened around 12.10pm on Wednesday, 16 September, 2020, at the Sandy’s West Granton Community Shop.

A man entered the shop, brandished a weapon at a member of staff and stole a four-figure sum of cash.

The suspect is described as white, with facial hair. He was wearing a cap, dark top, bottoms and trainers and a black face mask.

Detective Sergeant Gavin Howat said: “Thankfully no-one was injured during this incident but the staff member was left shaken. We believe the man was waiting in the vicinity prior to the incident.

“Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and I would ask anyone who recognises the description of the suspect to come forward immediately.

“We are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious or has any information which may be able to assist to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 1403 of 16 September.

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