Video: CCTV appeal following armed robbery in city centre
They have released images and footage of a man that they believe may be able to help them with their investigation.
During the incident, a shop assistant was approached by a man brandishing a weapon and demanding cash from the till. The man made off with a three-figure sum of cash.
Officers believe that the male shown in the images may have information that could assist them with their enquiries. He is described as a white man with a medium build, around 5ft 10” in height.
He was wearing an olive green hooded waterproof-style jacket, dark trousers, and dark-coloured shoes with a light coloured rim around the bottom near sole.
He was also wearing a black coloured scarf and has a distinctive tattoo on his right wrist.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Iain Wallace of Gayfield CID on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.