26/02/2018

Investigation Launched Following Armed Robbery In West Belfast

An investigation has launched following an armed robbery in west Belfast.

The incident happened at a shop on Suffolk Road at around 8pm on Saturday, 24 February.

Two men, armed with a hammer and a knife, threatened a staff member and demanded money.

The suspects, believed to be in their late teens, made off with a sum of cash.
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A third man who was waiting outside also made off on the Glen Road in the direction of Lenadoon.

The man with the hammer was wearing a black North Face jacket with a grey hooded top underneath. The other man with the knife was wearing a dark grey jacket or hooded top zipped right up over his face.

The third suspect was wearing a two-tone grey and black jacket.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/MH)

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