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Man in court over £1m jewellery raid in Edinburgh

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Image caption The robbery at the jewellers on George Street took place on 6 June

A 31-year-old man has appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court in connection with a £1m robbery at a jewellery store in the city.

Michael Hood, from Edinburgh, made no plea or declaration and the case was continued for further inquiry.

His appearance follows a robbery at the Hamilton and Inches shop in Edinburgh's George Street on 6 June.

Hood, who was charged with assault and robbery and road traffic offences. was remanded in custody.

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