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Armed men order staff to leave Pomeroy shop before taking cash from tills

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information about a reported robbery in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone, last night (Sunday).

It was reported at approximately 8.40pm that two men, one of whom was armed with a hammer, and the other with a crow bar, entered commercial premises in the Diamond area, and ordered staff to leave the building.

They then removed a sum of cash from tills, before leaving the scene in a green coloured VW Passat.

One of the men was said to be wearing a grey hoodie with blue jeans and white Adidas trainers. The second man was said to be wearing a black hoodie with a navy body warmer over it, blue jeans, and red trainers.

Detective Sergeant Robinson said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at the time and witnessed any suspicious activity, or who may have any information which could assist us with our enquiries, to call 101 and quote reference number 1713 of 15/08/21.”

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.

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