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Police release CCTV image of man they are hunting after Newry armed robbery

Published 04/06/2016

The man made off with a sum of money.
The man made off with a sum of money.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they are hunting following an armed robbery in Newry.

It happened at a shop in the Corn Market area on Friday afternoon.

Shortly before 3pm a man carrying a suspected firearm entered the premises and demanded staff hand over money.

The man made off with a sum of cash from the til.

He is described as being aged in his late 20s or early 30s, approximately 5ft 7inches or 5ft 8inches tall, of athletic build with dark thin, well groomed eyebrows.

He was wearing a very distinctive grey hooded top with the word 'Duffer' on the front, black trousers and navy and white trainers. He was carrying a black coloured fold away carrier bag.

Detectives from PSNI Reactive and Organised Crime are keen for the community to focus on the distinctive ‘Duffer’ grey hooded top and any person who fits the description and owns or has access to such a distinctive top.

 Detectives appeal for anyone who witnesses the incident or anyone with information that can assist the investigation to contact Detectives in Newry on 101. 

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

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