Man claiming to be armed with gun escapes with cash from Armagh petrol station
A man made off from a Co Armagh petrol station with cash after claiming to be armed with a gun during a robbery incident.
Police said the incident took place at the service station in the Moy Road area of Armagh during the afternoon of Thursday September 1.
The man is understood to have demanded cash from staff at the station before making off and was then seen getting into a black jeep vehicle after leaving the petrol station.
A PSNI appeal was issued following the incident.
PSNI Inspector Mills said: “At approximately 4.35pm we received a report that a man, claiming to be armed with a gun had entered the premises and threatened staff.
“He demanded that they hand over cash before making off.
“The man is described as being approximately six feet tall, of thin build and spoke with a local accent.
“He was wearing a navy coloured coat, black jogging bottoms and a snood.
“He was seen getting into a black Shogun jeep, with a wheel on the back with no rear license plate and the front one taped up.
“I would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, have any footage or information that could assist with enquiries, to contact police on101 quoting reference 724 of 02/09/22.”
Reports can also be made via the PSNI’s non-emergency reporting form. Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.