Suspect armed robbery arrest in Belfast

Detectives are appealing for information following the report of an armed robbery at an off-licence in Belfast on Saturday.

It was reported that at around 10.20pm last night, three masked men, one armed with a suspected firearm, entered the premises in the Oldpark Road, North Belfast, and demanded money from a member of staff. One of the raiders was wearing a clown mask.

A sum of cash was handed over and the three men were then reported to have made off on foot in the direction of Rosapenna Street. The member of staff was not physically injured as a result of the incident.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “The first male, who was in possession of the suspected firearm, was wearing a blue and black coat, blue jeans, black trainers and a dark coloured baseball cap. The second was wearing dark coloured tracksuit bottoms and coat, with the hood up concealing his face, black trainers and was carrying a red bag.

“The third wore dark coloured tracksuit bottoms and coat, with hood up concealing his face, with white trainers.

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