15-year-old charged with armed robbery of Edinburgh Margiotta's

Police in Edinburgh have arrested and charged a 15-year-old boy following an armed robbery in the Capital.

Friday, 2nd November 2018, 10:12 am
Updated Friday, 2nd November 2018, 10:18 am
Margiotta food store on Comiston Road.
Margiotta food store on Comiston Road.

The incident took place around 9.50pm on Wednesday 31 October at the Margiotta food store on Comiston Road.

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Police had appealed for information earlier this week after the suspect threatened a member of staff with a knife while wearing a skeleton mask and a black cat suit and taking a three-figure sum of cash.

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