Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged over Edinburgh robbery and attempted robbery

A 25-year-old man has been charged in connection with a robbery and an attempted robbery in Edinburgh.

The first incident took place on Saughton Road North on Monday, when a man attempted to rob a teenage girl of her phone.

The second occurred on Saughton Mains Terrace on Tuesday, when an elderly woman was assaulted and robbed of her handbag.

He was due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday.

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