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Shop worker threatened with hammer in Belfast armed robbery

Police have appealed for information
Police have appealed for information

A shop worker was threatened with a claw hammer during an armed robbery in south Belfast.

It happened at a shop on University Road on Monday evening.

Police said that sometime between 7pm and 7.30pm a man armed with a claw hammer entered the shop and demanded money.

He made off with cash in the direction of College Gardens, where an accomplice was waiting on a moped.

The suspect is described as being in his 20s and 5'8" tall. He was wearing a motorcycle helmet and a grey tracksuit.

Anyone with any information regarding the armed robbery has been urged to contact police on 101 quoting reference 1230 15/04/19.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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