Police seek Comely Bank raider

Posted on 09/09/2014 by


police (2)Police are looking for witnesses following a foiled raid on a wine shop in Comely Bank last Friday.

The would-be robber, who was wearing a trilby type hat, entered Appellation Wines on Comely Bank Road at around 4pm on Friday and threatened a female shop worker with a metal pole before demanding money. The woman suffered minor injuries as she managed to fight off the thief, who then ran off empty-handed.

The suspect is described as white, aged between 50 and 60, around 5ft 8ins tall with an average build and grey stubble.

If you have any information please contact the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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