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Man held after Coleraine cash van robbery

Published 19/07/2015

Two men threatened the driver before making off with a cash box.
Two men threatened the driver before making off with a cash box.

A man has been arrested after armed robbers raided a cash-in-transit van in Coleraine on Saturday.

The robbers, one armed with a gun and the other with a crowbar, threatened the driver of the van at the Riverside Retail Park at around 1.45pm yesterday.

The pair then fled with a cash box.

The 25-year-old was arrested in Drumtarsey area a short time later. He remains in custody at this time.

Police ask anyone with information about the robbery to contact detectives at the offices of Coleraine Reactive and Organised Crime on 101.

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