30/07/2021

Man In His 80s Robbed In Tyrone Car Collision

An elderly man has been left badly shaken after being assaulted and robbed during a car collision incident in Tyrone.

The incident happened at the Rehaghy Road area of Aughnacloy yesterday, Thursday 29 July, between 5.15pm and 5.30pm. A grey Peugeot was involved in a road traffic collision with a blue VW Golf in the area. As the driver got out of the Peugeot, he was assaulted by the driver of the blue VW Golf and took a sum of money from the Peugeot during the incident. The man driving the Peugeot, who was in his 80s, was not injured.
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The driver of the VW Golf made off from the scene following the incident, with two other people believed to have been in the car.

Enquiries are continuing and police have appealed to the driver or anyone who witnessed the incident to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1450 29/07/21. A report can also be made using the online reporting form via A report can also be made using the online reporting form via www.psi.police.uk/makeareport. Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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