Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following a reported robbery at business premises in the Stream Street area of the town on Saturday, 8th April.
It was reported that at approximately 9:45pm a man entered the premises and threatened staff with a claw hammer. He took a sum of cash from the till before leaving the scene.
The man is described as being aged in his late teens or early twenties, of slim build and approximately 5 foot 8 inches tall with brown eyes. He was wearing a grey hoodie with the hood up, blue jeans, blue shoes, and a red face covering.
Our enquiries have just begun. We are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed any suspicious behaviour by a man matching the description, or who may have dashcam or other footage, to call detectives on 101, quoting reference number 1877 of 08/04/23.
Alternatively, 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