Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Pair held over armed jewellery shop raid are released

Laing the jewellers in Frederick Street Pic: Brian Innes

A man and a woman who were detained in connection with an armed robbery at an Edinburgh jewellers have been released without charge.

A 27-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman were held on Tuesday after a police operation at an address in Easter Drylaw.

The house was searched in connection with a robbery at Laing the Jewellers in Frederick Street on Monday morning.

Items including watches worth around £100,000 were taken in the raid.

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