17/12/2018

Man Armed With Wheel Brace Robs Delivery Driver In West Belfast

A man armed with a wheel brace robbed a delivery driver in west Belfast on the morning of Sunday 16 December.

The cash in transit driver was targeted on the Falls Road at around 7.30am and threatened with the weapon.

The culprit, who was wearing a hooded top covering his face, made off with a sum of cash in a blue coloured Ford Focus car that was driven by an accomplice.

A PSNI spokesperson said: "The car was recovered by police in Roumania Rise a short time later.
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"The blue Ford Focus had been reported stolen from Fitzwilliam Street in east Belfast around 7.30pm on Wednesday evening, 12 December."

Detective Sergeant Maguire is appealing for anyone who was on the Falls Road on Sunday morning close to Dunville Park and who witnessed the incident or the blue Ford Focus, or who was in the area of Roumania Rise and witnessed the car being abandoned to contact detectives in Musgrave on 101 quoting reference 487 16/12/18.



(JG/CM)

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