Hammer used in cashbox raid
Detectives are appealing for information after a man brandishing a hammer made off with a cashbox from a busy Belfast shopping street yesterday.
The robbery occurred in the Castle Street area of the city centre at around 3.30pm.
A man approached a cash-in-transit crew who were collecting a cashbox from a nearby clothes shop, brandishing a hammer and demanding the money.
He then made off with the cash box in a vehicle towards the Fountain Street area.
Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to come forward.