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Staff member left traumatised after being held at knife point in Antrim robbery

A staff member of a Antrim shop was said to be left badly shaken after he was held up in an armed robbery.

Police said a man armed with a knife entered the Ballymena Road shop just after 8am on Saturday.

He ordered a member of staff to open the till and give him money. The suspect then left the shop with a sum of money.

The suspect was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, navy top and a navy baseball cap with white writing on it.

Detective Inspector Chris Millar appealed to anyone who has information about this incident to contact Detectives at Reactive and Organised Crime, Antrim on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 451 27/05/17. 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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