Belfast Telegraph

Police appeal after armed robbery at off-licence

By Staff Reporter

Police are hunting a man armed with a knife who threatened a woman during a robbery at an off-licence in east Belfast.

The incident took place on the Upper Newtownards Road on Saturday morning. It was reported that shortly after 10am the man, carrying a knife, entered the premises and threatened the female staff member.

The culprit made off with a sum of cash in the direction of Earlswood Road.

The robber is described as being aged in his 40s, approximately between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 8ins tall, of medium build, and he was wearing a black coloured hooded top.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident, or has information that can assist with the investigation, to contact detectives at Musgrave Police Station on 101 quoting reference number 379 of 15/04/17.

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