Armed Robbery, Gilford Road, Portadown

Armed Robbery, Gilford Road, Portadown

Police are investigating a robbery at an off licence on the Gilford Road in Portadown on Monday 11th April.

Two men, armed with a bat and a knife, entered the premises at around 9.40pm. The men then threatened staff members before making off with a sum of cash and a quantity of cigarettes which they carried in plastic bags. The men wore hooded tops, scarves and gloves and made off on foot in the direction of the Carrickblacker Road. The staff members were left shaken but not physically injured following the incident.

Detective Constable Robinson has appealed for anyone with any information about this incident to contact detectives in Lurgan on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.