Man (23) with knife arrested following robbery in Ballymena shop
A 23-year-old man has been arrested in Ballymena on suspicion of a number of offences including attempted robbery, attempted theft and possession of an article with blade or point in a public place.
Police received reports of attempted robberies at shops in Mill Street, Wellington Street and the Greenvale Street area on Tuesday morning.
It was reported the 23-year-old, carrying a knife, entered the premises and demanded money from staff.
Police also received a report of an attempted theft from a shop on Larne Road Link area of Ballymena.
The man was arrested in the Queen Street area of the town on Tuesday and remains in police custody at this time.
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