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Teenager robs county Armagh shop with crow bar

Lake Street, Lurgan

A teenager, armed with a crow bar, robbed a county Armagh shop on Friday afternoon.

The incident happened at around 4pm on Lake Street in Lurgan.

Detective Constable Kacey Dickson explained: “The male demanded money from the till and threatened a staff member with a crow bar. He made off on foot with a sum of cash toward Allenhill.

“The male is described as being around 17-years-old, of slim build and was wearing light blue jeans and a light blue hoody.

“We would like to hear from anyone who has information which may assist our investigation. We can be contacted in Lurgan on 101, quoting ref: 863 170415.”

If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Elsewhere in Lurgan, police have charged a man with GBH with intent following an incident in a supermarket car park at Flush Place at 8.54pm on Saturday, April 11.

The man appeared before Lisburn Magistrates’ Court on April 13.

Police would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident which involved the assault of a female in a car to contact them in Lurgan on 101, quoting ref: 963 110415.

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