A four-figure cash sum has been stolen from a shop in Dalkeith.
The incident happened in a shop on the High Street some time between Saturday night and Sunday morning.
The suspect forced entry in to the premises and stole the cash from the safe inside.
Inquiries are continuing and police appealed for witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dalkeith CID via 101 and quote incident number 1473 of March 31.