Armed robbery on Boxing Day

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Detectives in Foyle are appealing for information after a report of an armed robbery at business premises at the Elmwood Street area yesterday afternoon, Thursday, December 26.

At around 5.10pm, it was reported that a masked man entered the premises armed with a knife. A member of staff was threatened during the incident, but was not harmed. It is believed the man made off from the premises with a sum of money. Enquiries are continuing.

The man is described as 5 feet 3 inches, slim build, wearing a dark green balaclava, dark coloured top and dark blue tracksuit bottoms with 3 white stripes on legs and drops of white paint on bottoms.

Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact CID in Strand Road Police Station on 0845 600 8000. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.




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