Police are hunting for a man who entered a petrol station in Magherafelt and threatened staff with a knife.
The man entered the commercial premises in the Church Street area of the town just before 8pm on Tuesday and demanded money.
It is believed that the culprit, who made off with a sum of cash, headed in the direction of the town centre.
He is described as being approximately 5'10" tall, of slim build and was wearing a grey, hooded top, black bottoms, black gloves and black footwear.
This incident came less than 24 hours after a burglary of commercial premises in the Moneymore Road area of the town.
Some time between midnight and 9am on the morning of Tuesday, January 14, the premises were broken into and a number of items along with an array of tools worth an estimated value of £7,000 were stolen.
Police are appealing for anyone  who may have noticed any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area or who has any information to contact them at Magherafelt on 0845 600 8000.
For more reaction from these incidents, see Tuesday’s County Derry Post.

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