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Armed robbery in Newry: Police continuing to appeal for witnesses

Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses following an armed robbery of commercial premises in the Corn Market area of Newry on the afternoon of Friday 3rd June.

psni19It was reported that shortly before 3pm an unknown male, carrying a suspected firearm, entered the premises and demanded staff hand over money.

The man made off with a sum of cash from the till. He is described as being aged in his late 20’s or early 30’s, approximately 5’7” or 5’8” tall, of athletic build, with dark thin well groomed eyebrows.

He was wearing a ‘very distinctive’ grey hooded top with the word ‘Duffer’ on the front, black trousers and navy and white trainers. He was carrying a black coloured fold away carrier bag.

Detectives from PSNI Reactive and Organised Crime are keen for the community to focus on the distinctive ‘Duffer’ grey hooded top and any person who fits the description and owns or has access to such a distinctive top.

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May June 2016 updatedDetectives appeal for anyone who witnesses the incident or anyone with information that can assist the investigation to contact Detectives in Newry on 101.

Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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