29/08/2002

Pensioner in shock after robbery

A Co Armagh woman in her 80s has been treated for shock after a robbery last night.

The woman was in bed at her home on the Portadown Road in Armagh when she heard a loud banging at her front door. Minutes later, two men burst into her bedroom and one held the woman down whilst the second ransacked the room.

They then brought her downstairs and demanded money.

The men did not find any cash but made off with two rings worth £7,000.

The pensioner is said to be shocked by the ordeal and has some bruising to her arms.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact detectives at Armagh.

(GMcG)

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