Two women charged after alleged armed robbery in Edinburgh

23 January 2018, 16:07 | Updated: 23 January 2018, 16:09

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Two women have appeared in court following an alleged armed robbery in the centre of Edinburgh.

The incident is said to have happened at 6am on Sunday on Princes Street.

Laura Cheyne, 37, of Edinburgh, and 29-year-old Chris McPherson, of Linlithgow, were both charged with assault and robbery at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

The pair made no plea, were remanded in custody and will appear again at a later date.