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G DISTRICT - Armed robbery, Creggan Road, Foyle

14 Feb 2012

Detectives in Foyle are appealing for information after a report of an armed robbery at business premises at the Creggan Road area yesterday evening (Monday, 13th February).

Shortly after 6:55pm, it was reported that two men entered the shop in the area, with one man believed to have been armed with a baton. It is believed that a sum of money and a quantity of cigarettes was taken during the incident. A female member of staff who was in the shop at the time of the incident was left badly shaken, but not injured. Enquiries are continuing.

Police would ask anyone who has noticed anything suspicious in the area to contact Strand Road CID on 0845 600 8000. Or if someone would prefer to provide their information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.