Cash box taken in armed raid

There has been an armed robbery of a cash van at an ATM in Dundonald this morning.

A police spokesperson said that a security guard was making a delivery at an ATM on the Upper Newtownards Road when he was approached by a man armed with a knife.

The man demanded the cash box and fled in a waiting maroon coloured car.

Police are keen to speak to a man who approached the security guard and told him what he had seen.

The robber escaped with what was described as a substantial sum of money.


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