Handbag hell as thieves steal luxury accessories

Handbag Heaven, on  Howe Street, has had up to �30,000 of handbags stolen.

Handbag Heaven, on Howe Street, has had up to �30,000 of handbags stolen.

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Up to £30,000 worth of handbags have been stolen from a shop in Edinburgh.

Thieves took dozens bags from Handbag Heaven on Howe Street at around 2.15am on Friday.

Detective Constable Sheila Silvagni said “Police officers were on the scene within a minute. However, the thieves had left with around 85 bags, estimated to be worth between £20,000 and £30,000.”

Three men are believed to be responsible.

They left the scene in a small silver-coloured vehicle.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.