Woman threatened at gun point in Lifford robbery

A young shop-assistant has been left badly shaken after she was threatened at gunpoint and had her car stolen during an armed robbery in Lifford on Wednesday night.

The young woman, who was alone in the shop,  had a handgun pointed at her when two men raided a shop in Porthall  at around 7.15pm.

They demanded cash and stole her car – a black BMW 316 .

Local Cllr Gerry Crawford, who knows the young woman who was working in the shop, said it was a terrible ordeal for her: