Belfast Telegraph

Delivery driver assaulted

Detectives are appealing for information after a take-away delivery driver was held up and assaulted by armed robbers.

The incident occurred at Ardmillan Crescent in Newtownards shortly before 11.30pm on Sunday. Police received a report that a man in his 20's who was delivering Chinese food was approached by at least four men wearing balaclavas, one armed with a gun and one with one with a baseball bat, who demanded cash.

He was then assaulted and the windows of the car smashed.

He was taken to hospital with injuries to his ribs and bruising to his body.

The thieves made their escape with a small sum of cash.

Anyone with information should contact police at 0845 600 8000, or the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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