Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following an assault and robbery in the Leith area of the city.
The incident happened around 3.25pm on Tuesday 12th February.
An 84-year-old man had used the ATM at the Royal Bank of Scotland on Bernard Street and was walking along Constiution Street when he was approached from behind and knocked to the ground.
After picking himself up, the victim noticed that a three-figure sum of cash had been stolen from him. He returned to the bank to report the matter and police were contacted.
Officers are now urging anyone who can assist with their inquiries to come forward.
The suspect is described as being a white male, around 5ft 5ins tall with a large build, fair hair and wearing light grey jogging bottoms and a red top.
Detective Sergeant Mark Lumsden from Gayfield CID said: “While the elderly man was not injured during this robbery, he was incredibly upset at the theft of his money and we are conducting various lines of local inquiry to identify the suspect.
“Anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the Constitution Street area on Tuesday afternoon, or who has any other information relevant to this investigation, should contact police immediately.”
Those with information can contact Gayfield CID via 101 and quote incident number 2225 of the 12th February. Alternatively, an anonymous report can be made to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.