Knife-wielding thieves rob Lasswade Road shop

Police are appealing for witnesses
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TWO knife-wielding thieves threatened a shopkeeper and made off with cash and booze after a daring raid.

The men robbed Lasswade News Plus in Lasswade Road at 4.35pm on Monday and escaped with a three-figure sum of money.

Police described the men as white and between 20 and 30 years old. One was wearing a blue/white hooded top, and was of medium build.

The second man, is described as 5ft 5in tall, slim to medium build, wearing a grey hooded top.

Detective Sergeant Graham Grant, who is in charge of the investigation, said: “This was a violent robbery which traumatised the shopkeeper and it is imperative that we catch these men as soon as possible.”