A student was robbed of her handbag and phone at 8:20am on Sunday. Here is part of the police press release:
“The young woman had been walking on the north footpath of Grange Road when she was stopped by her attacker and asked for the time. He then grabbed her, wrapped his arms around her and stole her mobile phone and handbag.“He made off in the direction of Mansionhouse Road, discarding the phone and handbag but keeping its contents.“It was at this point that the other young woman went to her aid and helped her home. She did not leave any contact details and we are keen to talk to her.”The young woman, and anyone else who has information about this incident, is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.The suspect is described as a white male, aged around 30 - 35 years of slim build, with short dark hair and talking with a Scottish accent. He was wearing a black puffa-style jacket and light blue jeans.