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Police appealing for information after a robbery in Ardrossan


Detectives in Ardrossan are appealing for information after a robbery which took place in the early hours of this morning.Around 2.40 am on Monday 13 August 2018 three men entered a flat on Dalry Road, Ardrossan and threatened two men, aged 30 and 18 with weapons, before breaking into the business premises below the flat and stealing a quantity of cigarettes.

The first man is described as 6 ft, of slim build with a Scottish accent. He was wearing a black mask and dark clothing.The second man is described as around 5ft 8 of stocky build.

Enquiries are being progressed to get a description of the third man.Detective Constable Nicola Fraser, Saltcoats Police Office, said:“Although nobody was injured this was a terrifying attack for the two men who were within the flat above the shop where the goods were stolen. "Officers have been checking CCTV and making door to door enquiries.“We are appealing for anyone with any information regarding this incident, or saw anybody matching these descriptions in the area at the time to come forward.“We would also ask anyone who has been offered cigarettes for sale in the area to come forward and contact Police.”Anyone with any information should contact Saltcoats CID via 101, quoting incident number 0341 of Monday 13 August 2018. Alternatively you can contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.


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