Armed robbery in west Belfast

Police in west Belfast have appealed for information following an armed robbery yesterday afternoon.

Officers arrived at the DIY store in the Kennedy Centre after receiving reports of shots being fired.

No one was injured during the incident, however one member of staff was taken to hospital for treatment for shock.

A weapon was recovered and Army Technical Officers were tasked to the scene to remove it.

A 39-year-old man was arrested and is currently being questioned by detectives.


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