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Man robs Lurgan bookies waving meat cleaver in the air

NewsBy Jamie McDowell
Can you help identify this man
Can you help identify this man

A man has robbed a bookies in Lurgan, County Armagh, wielding a meat cleaver.

The attack happened on North Street in the town at around 9.20pm.

The robber was captured on CCTV during the attack and the police have appealed for information in a bid to identify him.

A PSNI spokesperson said: "The robber made off from the bookmakers on foot in the direction of Ulster Street.

“He was described as around 5’ 10” tall, wearing tracksuit bottoms and a green hoody, tied at the neck and covering most of his face.

“We are keen to identify the male captured on the CCTV and we are asking anyone who believes they may know his identity to get in touch with us at Lurgan CID.

“The number to call is 101.”