19/08/2005

Armed gang steal cash box during robbery

An armed gang has held up a cash delivery van in Londonderry on Thursday.

The robbery occurred at the Rathmor centre in Blighs Lane where three men armed with handguns and a shotgun threatened and assaulted a security guard as he returned to his vehicle around 11:10am. The gang then made off with a cash box in a nearby car.

Detectives said they would like to hear from anyone who was in the area and noticed the gang prior to the robbery or afterwards.

Officers can be contacted on 028 7136 7337 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

(MB/SP)

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