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Woman threatened at knife point during armed robbery at Co Antrim shop

A woman was left shaken after being threatened at knife point during an armed robbery at a shop in Co Antrim.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the armed robbery on the Fernisky Road in Kells on Thursday.

Shortly before 7.45pm a man, armed with a knife, entered the premises and demanded money from the member of staff.

He left with a sum of cash.

He is described as being around 5ft 10inches tall, of medium build and was wearing a black hooded top, blue jeans and had a navy scarf covering his face.

The woman was not injured but left shaken by her ordeal.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Ballymena Reactive and Organised Crime Branch on 101, quoting reference 1045 of 23/03/17.

Or, 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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