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Armed men rob Co Tyrone betting shop

Police are appealing for information on the robbery at the Co Tyrone bookmakers shop
Mairead Holland

TWO men armed with a knife escaped with a sum of money after robbing a betting shop in Dungannon on Wednesday night.

The incident took place at Frank Hughes' Bookmakers in Scotch Street shortly before 7.55pm.

One of the men jumped across the counter and took the money from the tills before fleeing.

Two members of staff and two men who were in the shop were uninjured.

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