Man steals 12 inch steak knife from Derry butchers

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Police in Derry are appealing for information after a man stole a knife from a butcher’s shop.

Constable Thompson, the investigating officer, said “On Saturday 1st August, police received a call from premises on Clooney Terrace, Londonderry reporting that a male entered the shop at approximately 4.25pm demanding a knife.

“When staff told him he couldn’t have a knife, the male walked behind the counter, and grabbed a large Nella steak knife, 12 inches in length with a red handle. He then left the shop making his way across the street and down the steps beside Clooney Hall.

“The man is described as being 6ft tall, late 20s, heavy set, close to 20st, with dark short hair wearing ripped jeans on the back pocket. He spoke with a southern accent.”

Police have asked anyone with information to contact them the PSNI non-emergency number, 101, or by calling the Crimestoppers Charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.