26/03/2008

Meat Cleaver Robber Sought

A female shop assistant has been threatened with a meat cleaver during a robbery in west Belfast.

A man carrying a cleaver entered an off-licence on the Springfield Road at about 4pm on Tuesday and demanded cash from the till - escaping with an undisclosed sum of money.

The woman was unhurt but said to be badly shaken.

Police have appealed to any witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

(BMcC)




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