Further appeal following racist incident in Aldi store

Do you know this man?
Do you know this man?

Police in Edinburgh continue to investigate a racially aggravated assault and have re-released images of two males who may be able to assist them with their investigation.

The incident happened in the Aldi store on Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh around 5.30 pm on Sunday 5th March 2017.

Police are appealing for information.

Police are appealing for information.

Two members of staff and a member of the public were threatened in the incident.

The first male is described as being in his mid-20’s, around 5ft 4in tall, chubby build, brown hair and bright blue eyes, wearing a dark blue Adidas sweatshirt and dark trousers.

The second male is described as being in his mid-20’s, around 5ft 9in tall, slim build, black hair with a black beard, wearing a black hoodie and black trousers.

Police Constable Heather Storer of Howdenhall police station said: “This was a distressing and offensive incident for the employees of the store who were simply doing their job.

“As part of the ongoing investigation, we’re still eager to trace two men who we believe may be able to help with our enquiries and would urge anyone who recognises them to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2845 of 5 March, or contact Crimestoppers in complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.