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Man armed with knife robs east Belfast shop

Published 25/04/2015

PSNI are appealing for information
PSNI are appealing for information

A man armed with a knife has robbed a shop in east Belfast.

It happened on Saturday morning in on Albertbridge Road.

PSNI detective chief inspector Gary Reid said:: "At around 7.40am a man armed with a knife entered the shop. He climbed over the counter and removed cigarettes and cash, placing them in a black recycling box.

"He then made off on foot in the direction of Glenmore Street.

"The robber is described as around 5’ 10” tall of stocky build. He was wearing a hoody with the hood up and a baseball cap underneath."

"Detectives from Belfast Reactive and Organised Crime are asking witnesses, or anyone with information, to get in touch with them by calling the non-emergency number 101."

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