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Armed robber arrested

Police in Cookstown have arrested a male on suspicion of attempted robbery, possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit and indictable offence, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and burglary following incidents in the town yesterday, Saturday, April 7.

It was reported that at around 1pm a male, armed with a hammer, entered an off licence on Chapel Street and demanded money from a member of staff. The male made off empty handed when the female staff member raised the alarm.

Shortly after 10.15pm on Saturday night, police received a report of a burglary at commercial premises on Orritor Street. Officers responded and detained a male on the premises.

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He remains in police custody at this time.

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