Two priests robbed at gunpoint in Co Tyrone

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Two priests were robbed at gunpoint by masked men in Co Tyrone on Saturday morning.

According to police, the robbers, one armed with a suspected firearm, entered two houses at Brook Street, Omagh, at around 9.50am and stole money.

One of the homes was a parochial house. No-one was injured.

Det Sgt Ian Lyle said the suspects were “aged in their 30s, with local accents and were wearing green jackets and had their faces covered”.

“I would ask anyone who knows anything about this incident to contact detectives at Omagh police station on the non emergency number 101,” he added.