Police appeal after Limavady street robbery

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Police investigating the report of a street robbery in Limavady for which two young men have been charged, are appealing for further witnesses to the crime.

Chief Inspector Alan Hutton said: “At around 9.30pm, a woman was grabbed by two men wearing hooded tops, as she walked along the street.

“They demanded money and searched through the woman’s pockets before making off on foot in the direction of Catherine Street. “No money was taken and the woman, whilst not physically injured as a result of the incident, was left badly shocked.

“I appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist with our enquiries to contact CID in Limavady on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111,” he added.

“Two males aged 18 and 21 year have been charged with robbery in relation to this incident and are due to appear at Londonderry Magistrates Court on Monday 22 December.”