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Police appeal for witnesses following housebreaking and Assault on Ferry Road Drive

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a housebreaking where the occupiers were assaulted.

The incident happened around 6am this morning at a property on Ferry Road Drive.

The three male occupants who live in the house were confronted and threatened by two men who had entered the house.

These two suspects were armed with knives, and after assaulting the occupants, they made off with a number of items including a phone and wallet.

The three victims were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by Scottish Ambulance Service to be treated for their injuries.

Police are now appealing for anyone who recognises the description of the suspects to get in touch with police.

The first suspect is described as white, skinny build, malnourished appearance, 18 to 20 years olf, 5ft 3in to 5ft 4in tall, short, dirty blonde hair and wearing a light grey cotton Adidas tracksuit with blue stripes.

The second suspect is described as white, 24 to 26 years old, heavier build, round face, short dark hair that is receding at the front, Scottish accent, and wearing a black Superdry style jacket, and dark jeans.

Detective Constable Ryan Lee said:

“This was a very distressing incident for the victims, who were assaulted by the two suspects within their home.

“We are appealing for anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour in the area of Ferry Road Drive at around 6am this morning, to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

 

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