09/04/2004

Men treated for shock after south Belfast robbery

Two men have been treated for shock after being kidnapped during a robbery in south Belfast today.

Almost £10,000 worth of cigarettes were stolen during the incident shortly before lunchtime when the men were bundled into the back of a van in University Street as they made a delivery to a hotel.

The men were then driven for an hour before being dropped at Upper Hightown Road in the north of the city.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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