Edinburgh Crime News: CCTV appeal launched after 61-year-old woman robbed on London Road

A CCTV appeal has been launched after a woman was robbed in Edinburgh.

By Rachel Mackie
Tuesday, 10th May 2022, 11:03 am

Police in Edinburgh are continuing to investigate a robbery that happened on London Road, close to Meadowbank Church, on Thursday, January 6 at around 6.35pm.

A 61-year-old woman was waiting to cross the road when her handbag was snatched, which caused her to fall to the ground

CCTV images have been released of a man who police believe will be able to assist with the investigation.

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He, or anyone who recognises him, has been asked to come forward.

He is described as being white, around 5 ft 8 ins, aged 25 to 30-years-old, with straggly brown hair.

He was wearing a dark-coloured parka style jacket with a fur lined hood, red/burgundy tracksuit bottoms and trainers.

If anyone has any information, please contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2322 of Thursday, 6 January, 2022.

Edinburgh Crime News: CCTV appeal launched after 61-year-old woman robbed on London Road

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.

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