Police appeal after Derry armed robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses to an armed robbery on the Buncrana Road during which staff were threatened and thousand of pounds stolen.

Three men armed with guns entered Jolly's Petfood store at around 6 o'clock last evening with staff forced to hand over money from the safe at gunpoint.

The men told the Manager, David Scott, that his wife and baby were being held hostage, it was only after they left that he found out his family was safe.

Mr Scott says it was a harrowing experience:

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