27/02/2006

Man questioned in connection with Ulster Bank robbery

Police are questioning a man being held in connection with inquiries into the robbery of a bank at Carlisle Circus.

Police said that arrest had been made following a series of searches in north Belfast. A number of items have been seized for examination.

A bank employee's family were held hostage and he was forced to take money from the Ulster Bank branch at Carlisle Circus.

A substantial sum of money, thought to around £200,000, was taken.

(SP/GB)

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