28/06/2016

Investigation Launched Following Attempted Robbery In L'Derry

Police have launched an investigation following an attempted robbery at a food outlet in Co L'Derry.

A young man, armed with a knife, entered a pizza shop in the New Row area just after midnight on Monday, 27 June.

He muttered something indiscernible to a member of staff before leaving.
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The man is described as being aged around 20-years-old, approximately 6ft tall, slim build with ginger facial stubble.

He made off on a bicycle in the direction of Bushmills Road.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD)

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