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CCTV appeal: Man armed with meat cleaver robs Lurgan bookmakers

Published 17/04/2015

Police are keen to identify the male captured on the CCTV. Pic PSNI
Police are keen to identify the male captured on the CCTV. Pic PSNI

Police are appealing to the public to help identify a man who robbed a bookmakers armed with a meat cleaver in Lurgan.

It happened at around 9.20pm on Thursday April 16 on North Street.

The man made off on foot with a sum of cash but was captured on CCTV.

Detective Inspector Will Tate said: “The robber made off from the bookmakers on foot in the direction of Ulster Street.

"He was described as around 5’ 10” tall, wearing tracksuit bottoms and a green hoody, tied at the neck and covering most of his face.

"We are keen to identify the male captured on the CCTV and we are asking anyone who believes they may know his identity to get in touch with us at Lurgan CID.

"We would also like to hear from anyone with any other information that could assist in the investigation. The number to call is 101.”

"If someone would prefer to provide information without giving their name they can contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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