27/07/2016

Staff Badly Shaken After Garage Robbed In Co Down

Staff have been left badly shaken following an armed robbery at a garage in Co Down.

The incident happened on the Belfast Road in Dollingstown at around 4.45pm on Tuesday.

Two robbers, one armed with a gun, entered the forecourt on a black motorbike. The armed man then went into the garage and stole a sum of cash.

Two women, who were working at the time of the incident, were left shaken, according to the police.
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The suspects were wearing black motorbike clothing and helmets. They made off in the Cottage Road direction.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(DT)




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