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Staff threatened at gunpoint in Belfast shop robbery

Staff have been threatened at gunpoint during an armed robbery in a Belfast shop.

It happened on the Suffolk Road on Monday night. Shortly after 9.45pm it was reported that a man of medium build, wearing a black jacket and blue denim jeans with his face covered by a scarf entered the shop.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson said: "He then proceeded to threaten staff with a suspected handgun before making off with cash and cigarettes towards the Glen Road.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 1450 05/02/18. Or, 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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