Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an armed robbery at commercial premises at the Patrick Street area of Newry on Tuesday 3rd January.
Detective Sergeant Johnston said: “At around 8am, it was reported that a man entered a shop in the area. He produced a knife and threatened a female member of staff. He made off with a sum of money on foot towards the Monaghan Street area following the incident.
“The man is described as being 5”4 in height and wearing a grey hooded top with a scarf covering his face.
“Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone with any information to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 223 03/01/23. You can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ . You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”