Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 31 July 2014

Man injured during city centre robbery

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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