Belfast Telegraph

Arrest after shop staff struggle with knife-wielding robber

A man has been arrested after an armed robbery at a commercial premises in Londonderry.

The incident happened in the Shipquay Place area of the city on Wednesday night.

A 22-year-old man was arrested in the city on Thursday night and remains in police custody.

At around 11.30pm on Wednesday a man brandishing what is believed to be a knife entered a premises and asked a staff member to hand over money.

A struggle took place between the staff member and the robber, with the man making off with a sum of money.

The staff member received a minor injury to her hand and was left badly shaken by the ordeal.

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