19/12/2018

Tills Stolen In Armed Robbery At County L'Derry Bar

Two tills have been stolen during an armed robbery at a bar in County L'Derry.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident at a commercial premises on Anderson Avenue, Limavady, shortly before midnight on Tuesday 18 December.

Two men, aged in their early 20's, entered the premises and threatened a female member of staff with what is believed to have been a metal bar.

The culprits then damaged a window, before leaning over the counter and snatching two cash tills which they then made off with.
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The tills were found a short time later in an alleyway near Greystone Road, Limavady, after the incident was reported to police at 11.40pm.

The member of staff was not injured but was left badly shaken.

Detective Sergeant Molloy has appealed to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area or who has information that could assist police with their enquiries to contact detectives at Coleraine on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1662 of 18 December.

Alternatively, information can 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.



(JG/CM)

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