Armed man makes off with cash in Co Antrim robbery

'Pay attention to road signs' say police

'Pay attention to road signs' say police

Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at commercial premises in Co Antrim last night.

Shortly before 7.45pm a man, armed with a knife, entered the premises on the Fernisky Road in Kells and demanded money from the female member of staff.

He made off with a sum of cash. He is described as being approximately 5’10” tall, of medium build and was wearing a black hooded top, blue jeans and had a navy scarf covering his face. The member of staff was not injured but left shaken by her ordeal.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Ballymena Reactive and Organised Crime Branch on 101, quoting reference 1045 of 23/03/17.

Or, alternatively 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.