Anna Lo MLA said: “This was a callous crime. Given the circumstances, I am very relieved that the victim wasn’t seriously hurt.
“This must have been a terrible ordeal for the victim and my thoughts are with him at this time.
“This robbery serves as a reminder to any people dealing with money in isolated areas to be vigilant against this type of attack.
“Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area around the time of the incident should contact the police as soon as possible.”