Police probing high value theft at watch shop release images of man

It is believed that the man in the images can assist police with their investigation into the incident.

Police probing high value theft at Omega watch shop at Edinburgh’s St James Quarter release images of man Police Scotland

CCTV images have been released of a man following a high value theft at a watch shop in Edinburgh.

At around 10am on Wednesday, February 1, the incident took place at the Omega Boutique store at St James Quarter in the city centre.

Police have released the images of the man that they wish to speak to as they believe he may have information that can assist with an investigation into the incident.

He is described as being around 40 to 50 years old, white, about 5ft 8in, and of average build with a shaved head and spoke with a British accent.

At the time he was wearing thick dark framed glasses, a dark khaki green Barbour jacket with hood, dark blue trousers and dark navy trainers.

Police constable Katherine Mackenzie, from Edinburgh central initiative team, said: “I am asking that the man pictured in the images make contact with police in order that further enquiries can be conducted. I am also asking members of the public if they recognise this individual to contact the police.“

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident 0858 of February 1, 2023. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, if you wish to remain anonymous.”

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