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Armed masked robber targets Lurgan fast food restaurant

A fast food outlet in Lurgan has been targeted in an armed robbery.

On Monday night at around 11.55pm a masked man, armed with a suspected firearm, entered and demanded money from the staff.

It happened at an outlet on the Gilpinstown Road.

The man made off empty handed. A 25 year old man was arrested a short distance away and remains in police custody at this time.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation is asked to contact Detectives in the Reducing Offending Unit in Lurgan on 101 quoting reference number 1514 of 03/10/16.

Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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