Northern Ireland

Cash van is robbed in Cookstown

A cash-in-transit van has been robbed in Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Security firm staff making a delivery at a Driver and Vehicle Testing station at Sandholes Road were confronted by a man wielding a spanner at noon on Thursday.

After stealing a cash box, the man and an accomplice made off in a car.

The vehicle was later found abandoned at Derryloran industrial estate.