09/02/2007

Armed robbery in south Belfast

Police in south Belfast have appealed for information following an armed robbery at a hairdressing salon last night.

At around 7pm, two men armed with knives entered the premises on the Sunnyside Street area of the city, and threatened a female member of staff, while holding a knife to her throat.

The pair then made off with an undisclosed sum of cash.

The robbers are both described as being in their early 20s and around 5'10 in height.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or with any information on those responsible for carrying it out, are asked to contact police at Musgrave Street on 0845 600 8000, or anonymously on the Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.

(EF)

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