Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged over Portobello betting shop raid

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A 21-year-old man has been charged over an armed robbery at a betting shop in Edinburgh last week.

A four-figure sum of cash was stolen during the robbery at the Ladbrokes shop in Portobello on Monday 2 March.

Three men entered the bookmakers on Portobello High Street just before 20:00 before leaving in a getaway car with the cash.

A 21-year-old male member of staff was on duty at the time.

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