Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man held over armed jewellery shop raid

Laing the jewellers in Frederick Street Pic: Brian Innes

A man has been detained in connection with an armed robbery at an Edinburgh jewellers during which watches worth about £100,000 were taken.

The robbery took place at Laing the Jewellers in Frederick Street on Monday morning.

The man is being held after police carried out a search of a property in Chesser Grove earlier.

A man and a woman who had been detained earlier in the week were later released without charge.

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