Arrest after Larne armed robbery

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Two armed robbers – one with a hammer and the other with a suspected firearm – threatened staff in a Larne takeaway in the early hours of Sunday.

A 33-year-old man was arrested after the incident at a fast food restaurant at Doric Way around 1.10am. He was subsequently released on police bail pending further inquiries.

The armed robbers had entered the property through the rear of the premises and threatened staff before making off with a sum of cash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.