Police looking for Armadale shop robbers

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TWO men are being hunted after demanding cash and stealing a computer from a shopkeeper at knifepoint.

The armed robbery took place at a store in St Helen’s Place, Armadale, at about 6.05am on Tuesday.

The shopkeeper, who was hit on the hand, managed to raise the alarm and both men ran out of the store, with one managing to grab a laptop computer on the way out.

The shopkeeper required hospital treatment for the injury to his hand. One of the suspects is described as white, with a slim to medium build, and was wearing a dark jacket, dark scarf and black gloves. The other was white, with a medium to large build, and was wearing a light jacket and black trousers.

Anyone with information can contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131-311 3131 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.