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Man attacked with dog chain in Belfast robbery

Published 08/08/2015

A man was robbed on the footbridge over Belfast's Westlink on Friday afternoon, by a thug who attacked him with a dog chain.

Police in West Belfast have made an appeal for witnesses after the robbery at about 5.20pm.

Constable William Hyslop said: "It is understood the assailant attacked him with a dog chain and stole his mobile phone.

"The victim’s injuries are not believed to be serious.

"If you can help please call the 101 number. Alternatively information about crime can be passed via the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”

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