Robber can
expect jail

A MAN who admitted assault and trying to rob a Chinese restaurant has been warned to expect a lengthy jail sentence.

Salwomir Langa, 28, attempted to steal cash from the Sunrise in Niddrie Mains Road in August 2011.

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Edinburgh Sheriff Court heard how he threatened a worker, but a neighbour shouted they had called 999 and the robber fled empty handed.

Sheriff Scott deferred sentence on Langa for reports.