Man charged after armed robbery at city centre Papa John’s

Jason Tully, 28, was charged following the robbery at Papa John's on South Clerk Street
Jason Tully, 28, was charged following the robbery at Papa John's on South Clerk Street

Police in Edinburgh have arrested and charged a 28-year-old man in connection with an armed robbery in the city centre.

The incident took place at Papa John’s on South Clerk Street around 11.15am on Friday June 22.

A 21-year-old staff member was approached in the basement area of the premises, where they were threatened, and a four-figure sum of cash was subsequently stolen.

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Detectives have thanked the public for their support during the investigation.

The 28-year-old is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Wednesday 4th July.