Shop robbed by men wielding hammer and knife

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A shop in Derry has been robbed by two men carrying a knife and hammer.

The robbery at a shop in Blucher Street happened around 9:30pm on Sunday night.

“At around 9.30pm, two males entered a shop at Blucher Street, one was armed with a knife and the other was armed with a hammer,” a PSNI spokeswoman says.

“ They threatened the shop assistant and demanded money before they fled with a sum of cash. The female shop assistant was not injured but was badly shaken.

The males are described as being around 6ft tall and thin build. One was wearing light grey coloured tracksuit bottoms, a light grey coloured hoodie top and and a black balaclava. The other was wearing dark bottoms, a dark blue coloured hoodie top, and a black and white coloured football scarf.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0845 600 8000