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Police investigate after two men rob shop with wooden bat and plastic box

Police are investigating a robbery at east Belfast after two men entered a shop armed with a wooden bat and the other carrying a plastic recycling box.

The incident took place on Ravenhill Road just before 10.30pm on Monday.

Detective Constable McElhone said: "The pair made off in the direction of Donard Street with a sum of money and a quantity of cigarettes.

"We would like to hear from witnesses or anyone with information about this crime. Detectives can be contacted on 101, quoting reference 1600 09/10/17.

"Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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