Belfast Telegraph

Masked man steals sum of money in Newry armed robbery

A masked man armed with a knife stormed into a shop in Newry demanding cash.

Police received reports at around 9.30pm on Wednesday night of a male entering a shop in the Canal Street area and demanding cash from a member of staff.

The man left with a sum of cash after threatening the staff member.

He is believed to have made off in a light-coloured saloon type vehicle.

Detective Sergeant Bell is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Ardmore Police Station on 101 quoting reference 1434 of 28/02/18.

Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

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