26/06/2014

Police Appeal Over Armed Robbery Of East Belfast Newsagents

Police have appeal to anyone with any information on an armed robbery of a shop in east Belfast on Wednesday night to contact them

Police say they are investigating if a shot was fined during the robbery of a newsagent's shop on Bloomfield Avenue at about 20:45 on Wednesday.

It is understood that three men wearing balaclavas entered the shop and threatened staff with a suspected handgun.

The men fled towards Bately Street and onto Ravenscroft Avenue with money and cigarettes.

(MH/CD)

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