19/03/2019

Man Robbed At Knife Point In Belfast City Centre

A man has been left shaken after he was robbed in Belfast City Centre yesterday morning, Monday 18 March.

The victim was approached on Oxford Street at approximately 1.30am and forced to withdraw money from an ATM machine from an unknown male who threatened him with a Stanley knife. The suspect then made off with the money, as well as the victim's iPhone 8 and debit card.
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The man was not injured but was left shocked by the ordeal.

Detective Sergeant O'Flaherty has appealed to anyone who witnessed this incident or has any information that could assist police with their enquiries to contact detectives at Musgrave on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 777 18/03/19. Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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