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Pensioner mugged at accident scene in Aughnacloy

 A pensioner was assaulted  mugged at the scene of a traffic accident in Aughnacloy in Thursday.

A PSNI spokesperson revealed details of the attack which happened in the Rehaghy Road area.

“Sometime between 5.15pm and 5.30pm, it was reported that a grey Peugeot was involved in a road traffic collision with a blue VW Golf in the area. As the driver got out of the Peugeot, he was assaulted by the driver of the blue VW Golf who then took a sum of money from the Peugeot during the incident.

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“The driver of the Peugeot, a man in his 80s, was not injured but left badly shaken. The driver of the VW Golf made off from the scene following the incident, with two other people believed to have been in the car.”

The PSNI spokesperson added, “Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to the driver to contact police, or anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1450 29/07/21. A report can also be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport. Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org “

 

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