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Man arrested following alleged attempted armed robbery in Ferry Road Drive

NECN Contributor1 18th May 2017 Local News Comments Off on Man arrested following alleged attempted armed robbery in Ferry Road Drive

Local police have arrested and charged a 21-year-old man in connection with an attempted armed robbery at a commercial premises in Ferry Road Drive. 

The incident happened around 8pm on Tuesday, May 16 at a local takeaway. 

The 21-year-old will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Thursday, May 18.

Chief Inspector James Jones, Local Area Commander for North West Edinburgh, said:  “Crimes of violence are completely unacceptable and we will not tolerate offences of this nature taking place in the North Edinburgh area. 

“We treat violent crimes with the upmost seriousness.  Those found to be partaking in this type of criminality will be dealt with swiftly and we will continue to use all the tools at our disposal to bring them to justice. 

“We are conducting patrols in the Ferry Road Drive area in order to reassure the local community following this incident. 

“Anyone with community safety concerns can speak to local officers by calling 101.

“Alternatively members of the public can pass information to police confidentially by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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