Man arrested following cash in transit robbery in Coleraine


A 25 year old man has been arrested in connection with a cash-in-transit van robbery in Coleraine yesterday.

Two men, one of whom was armed with a gun, the other with a crowbar, threatened the van driver in the Riverside Retail Park at around 1.45pm, making off with a cashbox.

Officers investigating the armed robbery detained the arrested male in the Drumtarsey area a short time later. He remains in custody at this time.

Detective Sergeant Kelly Gallagher is appealing for anyone with information that might assist the investigation to get in touch. Detectives can be contacted at the offices of Coleraine Reactive and Organised Crime by calling 101.

Alternatively information can be passed anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.