Police in Edinburgh are investigating following a robbery in Craigmount Hill.
The incident happened on Tuesday, September 27, at around 8.30pm when a 65-year-old man was approached by three men, who walked towards him from the direction of North Bughtlin Gate.
They demanded money from the man and subsequently searched him resulting in the theft of his keys and his walking stick.
The men also threw a brick through a nearby window damaging the property before leaving the scene.
The victim made his way his home where his family were waiting and contacted police who are now appealing for witnesses.
The first two suspects are described as white men between the age of 18-22 and around 5ft 6″ to 5ft 8″ in height.
The third suspect is described as a black man who was also between the age of 18-22 and around 5ft 6″ to 5ft 8″ in height. It is unknown what any of the suspects were wearing.
Detective Sergeant Kevin Tait of Corstorphine CID said: “This was a frightening and thuggish attack on a vulnerable man, who has been left badly shaken by this incident.
“We are appealing for anyone who was in the Craigmount Hill or North Bughtlin area on Tuesday, September 27, and either saw anything suspicious or recognises the description of the suspects, to come forward immediately.”
Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.