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Man armed with knife robs Newtownards off-license

Police have appealed for information after a masked man armed with a knife robbed an off license in Newtownards
Marie Louise McConville

A masked man armed with a knife has robbed an off-license in Newtownards.

The man entered the premises on Movilla Street shortly before 7.55pm on Tuesday and demanded money from a female member of staff.

He escaped with cash in the direction of the town centre.

Police said the staff member was "not injured but left badly shaken" and appealed for information.

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