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Cash stolen from Banbridge off license by burglar carrying a knife

Police are appealing for information after a man, carrying a knife, entered an off licence in Banbridge

Police are appealing for information after a man, carrying a knife, entered an off licence in Banbridge and threatened a member of staff before making off on foot with a sum of money.

The burglary happened at around 8:45pm on Sunday night at Peggy's Loaning. The female employee was ordered to open the till by the man, who then made off 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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