Cash in transit van robbery in Aughnacloy


POLICE have made an appeal for witnesses following an armed robbery of a cash in transit van in the Moore Street area of Aughnacloy at around 12 noon today, Friday.

It was reported that two males, armed with a machete, stole a cash box from the van.

One of the perpetrators is described as being 5’ 10” tall, of solid build, wearing a full face balaclava.

The culprits are understood to have made off towards Monaghan.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed anything or who saw a dark coloured saloon car and a light coloured car in the area at the time.

Anyone who can help police with their enquiries is asked to contact them on 0845 600 8000.

Alternatively information about crime can be passed anonymously via the independent Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.