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Newtownabbey and north Belfast police appeals

Police in north Belfast and Newtownabbey are appealing for information in relation to a number of incidents.

Robbery, Salisbury Avenue

Shortly before 9.30pm on Friday, February 19, a female driver was assaulted and robbed, after she was approached by three male youths at Salisbury Avenue in north Belfast.

They made off in the direction of Antrim Road with her mobile phone and a set of house keys.

The assailants are described as being approximately eighteen years old, one was wearing a red jacket and another was wearing a blue jacket.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact police at York Road.

Whitewell robbery

Some time before Saturday, February 20, an apartment in Whitewell Road was broken into and a sum of cash taken.

Police in York Road are investigating.

School windows smashed

A number of windows were smashed at a school in the Upper Antrim road area of north Belfast some time between February 12 and 19.

Anyone with information is asked to contact York Road police.

Church Road armed robbery

At around 7.40pm on Sunday February 21, a male brandishing what’s thought to be a sword, entered commercial premises at Church Road and stole a small amount of cash.

He was described as being about five feet eight inches tall, of medium build and wearing a blue camouflaged hooded top. He made off in the direction of Church Road.

Newtownabbey police are investigating.

Mallusk robbery

Police in Newtownabbey are investigating an incident in the Park Road area of Mallusk at around 10.45pm on Saturday, February 20.

A number of males forced their way into a house, threatened the householder and demanded cash.

The gang escaped and the householder sustained a non life threatening injury.

Attempted armed robbery

Newtownabbey police are appealing for information about an attempted armed robbery at commercial premises in the Crescent Corner area on Saturday, February 20.

At around 8pm a male, carrying what’s thought to have been a gun, entered the premises and threatened staff.

He demanded cash but left empty handed.

The raider is described as being around five feet eight inches tall, wearing a black bomber jacket and black jeans or combats. He was wearing a balaclava mask.

Attempted burglary

Police in Newtownabbey are investigating an attempted burglary at premises in the King’s Parade area at around 10am on Thursday, February 18.

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