Roseburn Terrace: Teen taken to hospital after assault and robbery outside Edinburgh supermarket

A 15-year-old boy has been taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children for treatment after being assaulted and robbed on Roseburn Terrace.

By Rachel Mackie
Thursday, 19th November 2020, 11:15 am

The incident happened around 8pm on Wednesday, November 18 outside a supermarket.

A black Nike bag with various personal items was stolen and the boy was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children for treatment of minor injuries.

The suspects are described as three white men aged between 17 and 18-years-old.

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The first suspect was wearing a light coloured tracksuit with a black fur lined jacket and all black trainers.

The second and third suspect are described as wearing black hoodies, bottoms and trainers.

They were all wearing face masks.

It is also reported that one of the men involved may have spoken with a Liverpudlian accent.

Detective Sergeant Rory Legge, of Edinburgh CID, said: “The boy involved has thankfully only sustained minor injuries but has been left evidently shaken by what has happened.

“The incident took place near a busy supermarket and we are asking members of the public to come forward with any information they may have.

“If you were in the area at the time and have any dashcam or mobile phone footage that could assist with our investigation I would urge you to contact police.

"I would also ask if you find a black Nike rucksack that you speak to officers.

“Police can be contacted by calling 101 and quoting incident number 3277 of Wednesday, 18 November, 2020.”

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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