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

A 28-year-old has been charged following the incident
A 28-year-old has been charged following the incident

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.