Appeal after bag snatched

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman’s bag was snatched in Edinburgh on Wednesday.

The 89-year-old was walking along Durham Terrace at about 5.45pm when a man grabbed her black canvas bag before running off.

Door to door inquiries have been carried out in the surrounding area and officers are scouring any CCTV coverage.

He is described as being around 5ft 5ins tall, of slim build and was wearing dark clothing. Anyone with any information should contact police on 0131 311 3131.