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Man armed with knife robs Banbridge off-licence

A man armed with a knife made off robbed cash from a Banbridge off-licence on Sunday night.

Detectives are appealing for information following the report which came in shortly before 9pm.

It was reported that a man, armed with a knife, entered the premises at Peggy’s Loaning at around 8:45pm and ordered a female member of staff to open the till.

When the till was opened he took a sum of money from it and made off on foot in the direction of the Huntly Road.

The member of staff was left badly shaken following the incident but was not physically harmed.

The man was described as being approximately 6′ tall, of slim build and was wearing a grey hooded top with the hood up, blue jeans, black and white trainers, black gloves and a balaclava covering his face.

Anyone with any information about this incident or who may be able to help with the investigation, is asked to call detectives in Lurgan on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 1720 28/11/21, or submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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