30/06/2014

Police Officers Injured Following Car Chase In West Belfast

Three police officers have been injured after a car they were following crashed in west Belfast.

Two police vehicles were also damaged.

Police were following a car, with three men inside, that was reported to have been involved in a robbery at a shop on the Lockview Road in south Belfast at around 8pm on Sunday.

It is believed staff locked the doors of the shop forcing two men, one believed to be armed with a gun, to return to the car where the driver was waiting.

One man has been arrested and is helping police with their inquiries.

The police officer's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

(CD/JP)

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