Earthy in Canonmills robbed at knifepoint

Earthy on Cannonmills.

Earthy on Cannonmills.

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Police are hoping to trace two knife-carrying men who stole a three-figure sum from Earthy in Canonmills

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The incident happened at around 9:40pm on Thursday January 5 and a substantial figure was taken.

Members of staff were present however, no customers were at the premises during the raid.

The shop was closed today as a result of the incident but is due to reopen on Saturday.

A police spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating after a robbery at restaurant in Canonmills around 9.40 pm on Thursday.

“Two men with knives robbed the premises of cash amounting to a three-figure sum.

“Inquiries are at an early stage and on-going.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact officers at Gayfield police station by calling 101.”