Report of fast food robbery in north Belfast

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A 25-year-old man has been arrested following a report of an armed robbery at a fast food outlet.

The incident occurred on Saturday when the PSNI received a report that a man had entered the premises just before 7.10pm.

He demanded money, and then made off with a sum of cash.

He was believed to have been armed either with a knife or a hammer, said police.

At around 11am on Sunday morning, PSNI detective constable Gareth Hussey said in a statement: “The 25 year old man was arrested a short time later and is currently assisting police with their enquiries”.

By mid-afternoon, police said he had been released on bail pending further enquiries.

He asked anyone who may have information about the crime to get in touch with detectives at Tennent Street PSNI station in west Belfast by telephoning the non-emergency police number 101.

If someone would prefer to provide information anonymously, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.