Police investigate Pennyburn robbery

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Police in Derry are appealing for information about a robbery which took place in the Pennyburn area of the city on Thursday morning.

Detective Inspector David McQuade said that, shortly after 5am, a number of masked men approached staff arriving at business premises in the Pennyburn Industrial Estate.

The masked men appeared to be carrying bats or iron bars.

While the staff members made off, the gang stole money from their car. Neither of the staff members was injured.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who saw a group of four or five men in the Pennyburn Industrial Estate at the time of the incident.

Information can be given on the police non-emergency number, 101, or by calling the Crimestoppers Charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.