Knife wielding man attempts to rob Newry bingo hall

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Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following an attempted robbery at an amusement/bingo hall at Merchant’s Quay on the evening of Monday 22nd December. It was reported to police that a man, wearing a zip up hooded top, entered the premises at around 10.45pm, armed with a knife. He made off empty handed after his demands for cash were refused by a staff member. There were no reports of any injuries. Enquiries into this incident are ongoing and Detective Constable Millar is appealing to any members of the public who were in the Merchant’s Quay, Cornmarket, Monaghan Street or Francis Street areas at the time of the incident, and who noticed any suspicious activity to contact CID at Ardmore on 101. Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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