Detectives are appealing for information following an armed robbery that occurred at a shop on the Ballysillan Road in North Belfast last night, Saturday 03 January.
Shortly before 8.20pm, it was reported that three masked men, carrying suspected firearms, entered a shop close to the junction of Wallasey Avenue and threatened staff. The men made off with a sum of cash and a quantity of cigarettes. No-one was injured in the incident.
Two of the men are described as being aged in their late 20â€™s and were wearing hooded tops.
Detective Sergeant Kenneth Leckey is appealing for anyone with any information about the incident to contact CID at Tennent Street Police Station on the non-emergency number 101. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.