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Man armed with spanner robs Coalisland shop

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an armed robbery at commercial premises in the Main Street area of Coalisland on Monday evening, June 12.

At around 9:15pm, it was reported that a man has entered a shop in the area armed with a spanner.

It was also reported the man threatened a male member of staff and managed to make off with a sum of money towards the Barrack Street area following the incident.

The man is described as being aged in his late 30s-early 40s, around 6ft in height and of slim build. He was wearing a black hoodie pulled over his face with a black face mask underneath. He was also wearing black cotton tracksuit bottoms, black trainers and a glove.

Detective Inspector Ryan said: “Enquiries are continuing and police would appeal to anyone with any information in relation to this investigation, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 2253 12/06/23. Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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