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Staff threatened at gunpoint in Belfast shop robbery

It happened on the Suffolk Road on Monday night.
It happened on the Suffolk Road on Monday night.

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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