04/02/2019

Appeal For Witnesses After City Centre Robbery

Police have issued an appeal for information after a commercial premises in Belfast City Centre was robbed.

The business on High Street was targeted on Sunday evening, 03 February, when a man entered while armed with a large kitchen knife.
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Detective Sergeant Corrigan explained: "The suspect demanded money; reached over the counter; grabbed a sum of money, and then fled. He is reported to be around 6' tall, and have worn a green woollen hat, a black coat with the hood pulled up, grey-coloured tracksuit-style bottoms and black trainers and had a scarf over his face. 

"No one was injured during the incident, thankfully, however, this must have been a frightening ordeal for staff who were simply doing their job at their place of work. 

"Our enquiries are at an early stage, and I want to appeal to anyone who was in the High Street area between 4:50pm and 5:10pm and saw a man matching the description of the suspect, or anyone who knows anything about this crime to call detectives in Musgrave on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 929 of 03/02/19." 



(JG/CM)

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