Police investigate robbery at local tanning salon

Posted on 10/12/2013 by


Police are investigating following a robbery at a Granton tanning salon last night. The incident happened around 6.15pm at Tanz tanning studio on Granton Road.

A male entered the property and threatened the female member of staff before making off towards Boswell Green with a three-figure sum of cash.

The suspect is described as white European, British accent, early 20s, slim build, 6ft 4in tall, large nose, wearing a black jacket possibly with a North Face logo on it, black Nike tracksuit bottoms, dark trainers with white soles, black beanie hat, black scarf pulled up over bottom half of face and black goves.

Detective Sergeant Lynsey Thomson said: “This robbery left the member of staff who was working in the salon at the time feeling anxious and frightened. Anyone with information that can help trace the suspect is asked to contact police immediately.”

Anyone with any information should contact police on 101 or through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.