20/04/2015

Police Appeal Following Armed Robbery In West Belfast

Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery in west Belfast on Saturday.

A man armed with a gun robbed a credit agent in the Westrock Gardens area at around 10.30am.

The man made off with a sum of money.

He was wearing a balaclava, a black leather jacket and is described as being about 5'6" tall, of slim build and had a Belfast accent.
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The credit agent, a man aged in his 70s, was not injured in the incident.

Police are appealing to anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/MH)

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