29/07/2005

Bookmakers robbed on Grosvenor Road

Detectives in Belfast are appealing for witnesses following the armed robbery of bookmakers on the Grosvenor Road on Thursday.

At around 8:10pm a man in a witch's Halloween mask entered the shop and after threatening staff with a long metal bar made off with a sum of money.

The robber is described as 5’ 4” tall, with dark wavy hair and was wearing a navy jacket and dark coloured trousers with a white stripe down each side.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery or who has any information is asked to contact police at Grosvenor road on 028 9065 0222 or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

(MB/KMcA)

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