Call for witnesses after masked man robs Warrenpoint off licence

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Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Detectives are investigating the report of an armed robbery at an off licence at Church Street in Warrenpoint on Sunday 5 January.

It was reported that a masked man entered the premises shortly after 6pm on Sunday, produced a knife, and demanded money from a staff member.

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This demand was refused and the man then took a box of beer and left the shop, making off on foot in the direction of Seaview.



The man was described as being aged in his 20’s and was wearing a black top with white hood and a black hat under the hood.

He also wore black track bottoms, black trainers and had a scarf covering his face.



Detectives would ask anyone who noticed a man matching this description in the Seaview area on Sunday evening or who has any information which could assist them with their enquiries to contact them at Ardmore station on 101 quoting reference number 1290 05/01/20.

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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