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Watch: Moment man armed with hatchet robs Dungannon shop of almost £7,000

This is the shocking moment a man armed with a hatchet robs a shop in Dungannon of almost £8,000.

Police are investigating the incident which occurred on Scotch Street just after Christmas.

At approximately 7.45pm on December 29, 2021, police received a call that a male had entered a shop carrying a hatchet.

The male approached the shop counter and struck the security glass with the hatchet several times.

The male then instructed the cashier to hand all the money over.

The cashier handed the offender a bag of notes containing what is believed to be exactly £6016 and €755.

The male then instructed the cashier to get on the ground as he fled from the premises.

Description of suspect: Male, around 5ft10″ – 6ft1″, wearing a light grey tracksuit with blue stripes, a balaclava, gloves, dark trainers and carrying an axe. The male spoke in a local accent and appeared Caucasian.

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