Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man and woman sought after Edinburgh robbery

Police are attempting to trace a man and a woman who carried out an assault and robbery in Edinburgh.

Their victim, a man in his 20s, was attacked at about 03:00 on Saturday in Craigour Avenue near its junction with Moredun Park Road.

He was attacked from behind and forced to the ground before his mobile phone and wallet were stolen.

The man was able to make his own way to the nearby Royal Infirmary, where he was treated for facial injuries.

The male suspect is described as being white, about 20-25 years old, and between 5'1" and 5'5" tall. He was slim and had dirty blond hair.

The woman who took part in the attack was between 5'1" and 5'3" tall, slim and with shoulder-length dark hair. She was wearing blue jeans.

Det Con Gavin Watson said: "Our inquiries are at an early stage however anyone who was in the Craigour area around 3am on Saturday, April 9, and who saw anything suspicious should contact police immediately.

"Similarly anyone who recognises the description of the suspects or who can assist in locating them should also come forward."

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