Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 23 November 2014

Man injured during city centre robbery

The scene of this morning's robbery at the Santander branch in Royal Avenue, Belfast
The scene of this morning's robbery at the Santander branch in Royal Avenue, Belfast

A man has been struck with a crowbar during a robbery in Belfast city centre this morning.

Two men - one armed with a gun and the other a crowbar - approached a member of staff of a cash in transit company at around 6am outside Santander Bank on Royal Avenue.

After hitting the staff member, the men ran off with a cashbox in the direction of Castlecourt shopping centre.

The victim was not badly injured and police have appealed for information.

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