Man charged over Leith Walk armed robbery

The incident took place on Monday May 15 at Cashino on Leith Walk.
The incident took place on Monday May 15 at Cashino on Leith Walk.

A MAN has been arrested following an armed robbery at a business on Leith Walk.

Police in Edinburgh have charged a 34-year-old man with Robbery.

The incident occurred at Cashino in Leith Walk around 5.20pm on Monday 15th May.

A 24-year-old man was working alone in the premises when the man entered and threatened him with a meat cleaver before making off with a four figure sum of money. The man was described as white, with a local Edinburgh accent.

Detectives at Gayfield CID would like to thank the public for their assistance.

He is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on 23rd May.