Belfast Telegraph

Staff member assaulted in Newtownabbey Credit Union robbery

By Claire Williamson

A member of staff has been assaulted following a robbery in Newtownabbey.

It happened at the Abbey Credit Union at Green Walk on Saturday morning.

Police said it was reported that at around 8.30am two men with scarves covering their face entered the premises and assaulted a staff member and made off with a sum of money.

Detective Sergeant Gray said: "I would appeal for anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area or who has any information which could assist with our enquiries to contact detectives at Antrim Station on 101 quoting reference number 540 23/12/17.

"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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