Shop robbed by armed and masked man in east Belfast

Police
Police

A female shop employee was forced into a toilet cubicle during a robbery ordeal at a shop in east Belfast.

Around 6.25am on Friday, a masked and armed man entered the premises on My Lady’s Road and threatened staff and a male customer.

The customer was robbed of his phone and a quantity of cigarettes were taken before the robber made off.

Police are looking for a man around 5’11” tall, of thin build who was wearing a black balaclava and green/camouflage style jacket.