Man arrested after Cockenzie newsagent robbery

Cockenzie News was targeted. Picture: Google
Cockenzie News was targeted. Picture: Google
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A man has been charged after an alleged assault and robbery at a newsagents in Cockenzie.

Ramzan’s Cockenzie News, on Edinburgh Road , Cockenzie, was targeted early yesterday morning.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in East Lothian have arrested and charged a 21-year-old man in connection with an assault and robbery in Cockenzie.

“The incident happened at a newsagents around 6am yesterday.

“The man will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court tomorrow. Officers are following a positive line of inquiry regarding a second suspect in connection with this incident.”