Debt collector robbed in Co Armagh

A debt collector has been robbed this afternoon in Co Armagh.

Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 4:48 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:07 pm

It is understood a van intercepted the debt collector’s vehicle near Laurelvale and he was forced to stop.

DUP Cllr Gareth Wilson condemned the incident and warned people to be vigilant.

Independent Cllr Paul Berry said: “Clearly this person was being watched closely and may have been followed from Portadown.”

PSNI

It is understood a sum of cash was handed over during the attack.

The PSNI said a helicopter was tasked for observation and inquiries ongoing.