Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Police hunt Edinburgh razor blade robbers

Police are hunting two teenagers who robbed a man in Edinburgh after threatening him with a razor blade.

The incident took place in Albion Place, outside the entrance to Easter Road stadium, shortly after midnight.

The 38-year-old victim was punched to the ground and robbed of his mobile phone after being threatened.

Police said the victim was left "shaken" and appealed for witnesses. Officers want to speak to a woman with red hair who was seen standing nearby.

One of the attackers was aged between 15 and 17 and was wearing a white tracksuit and blue scarf. He was of slim build, with gelled black hair

The second suspect was between 17 and 19 years old, of medium build, with a chubby face. He was wearing a black top and dark jeans.

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