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Staff held at knifepoint

Detectives are investigating an armed robbery at business premises on the Hillsborough Road, Carryduff on Thursday night.

Shortly after 8.15pm, it was reported that a man entered the premises and brandished a knife at an employee.

A sum of cash and a small quantity of cigarettes were taken. The employee was not injured but left shaken.

The male is described as 5"6, average building and wearing a grey scruffy tracksuit.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery or who was in the area and noticed anything suspicious is asked to contact police at Castlereagh on 0845 600 8000 or the Crimstoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

Belfast Telegraph