Daylight aggravated robbery at St Martins shop

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Mar 25, 2023 |

Police are investigating a brazen aggravated robbery that took place in St Martins.

A police spokeswoman told Chris Lynch Media at around 11.15am a man entered a store armed with a weapon.

 The man demanded money and then took a quantity of cash from the till at the Paper Tree bookstore.

Witnesses said the offender was holding a firearm in one hand and a knife in the other.

Nobody was injured in the robbery and the man was reported to be travelling on a bicycle the police spokeswoman said.

 Inquiries were underway to identify and locate the offender.

If anyone has information that could assist, they’re asked to contact Police via 105 and quote event number P054085320.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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