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Man makes off on bike following robbery with suspected gun in south Belfast

A man made off on a bicycle following an armed robbery in Belfast on Wednesday morning.

Police are appealing for information after the robbery in the Dunluce Avenue area.

Shortly after 8:25am, it was reported that a man was outside his home when he was approached by a man riding a push bike and armed with a suspected handgun.

The assailant threatened the man before taking his bag and making off down Dunluce Avenue.

“The man was left badly shaken as a result of the incident and police enquiries are ongoing," Detective Sergeant McCambridge said.

“The assailant is described as wearing a dark coloured hooded top and riding a dark coloured pushbike,"

“We would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw anything suspicious to contact Detectives on 101 quoting reference 275 1/8/18. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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