Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Three men rob woman near shops in Edinburgh

Three men assaulted and robbed a women as she walked down steps near shops in north Edinburgh, police have said.

The 41-year-old woman was attacked near the B&M store on West Granton Road at about 13:00 on Saturday and the men took a two-figure sum of cash from her.

Police said she sustained minor facial injuries but did not need medical treatment.

The three men were described as white and aged 28 to 30. Two of them were said to speak with a Polish accent.

Det Con Mark Seymour said: "This was a shocking attack in broad daylight and we're confident that there will have been people in the area at the time who can help us to identify these men."

The first suspect was said to have shaved fair hair and was wearing a white t-shirt, grey joggers and white footwear.

The second man had short dark hair and was wearing a dark-coloured jumper. The third had dark hair.

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