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Teen robbed at gunpoint on the street in south Belfast

A 19-year-old man has been robbed on the street in south Belfast.

It happened on Thursday afternoon on Stranmillis Embankment.

Police said the victim was approached from behind by an unknown man who is believed to have been carrying a gun.

He threatened the man and demanded he empty his pockets.

The man handed over his wallet containing a bank card and an identity card.

The suspect is described as being a black male and approximately 6ft tall.

He was wearing a white puffa jacket, light blue jeans, a black woolly hat and gloves.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Musgrave on 101 quoting reference number 851 of 12/01/17. Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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