07/12/2018

Staff Tackle Robber At Belfast Restaurant

Staff working at a fast food outlet on Belfast's Ormeau Road successfully fought off a would-be robber in the early hours of Friday 07 December.

A man entered the premises at around 4am and approached the till area in an attempt to rob the business.

The employees managed to wrestle him out of the building and he left the scene empty handed.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information in relation to the incident.
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The suspect was wearing a green khaki jacket and dark coloured jeans, along with a white motorcycle helmet with red stripes. He was carrying a black sports bag with a white stripe.

The members of staff were not injured during the incident but have been left badly shaken.

Detective Sergeant McCallum appealed to anyone who observed the male fleeing the scene or who has any relevant information to contact detectives at Musgrave station on the non-emergency line 101, quoting reference number 166 of 07 December.



(JG)




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