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Man wielding hammer robs shop in Lurgan

A man armed with a hammer has robbed a shop in Lurgan.

The robbery happened in the Lough Road area of the town on Wednesday, October 3, shortly before 3.30pm.

Police said the man entered the shop and threatened a member of staff before making off with a sum of money.  He is described as being "approximately 6’ tall, of stocky build, wearing a grey hooded top and dark coloured bottoms".

He made off on foot in the direction of Victoria Street.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have information about the incident to contact Detectives at Lurgan on 101 quoting reference 777 03/10/18.

Belfast Telegraph