Armed robbery in north Belfast


The police have appealed for information after a gang of men carrying suspected firearms robbed a shop.

The incident occurred in the Ballysillan Road area at around 8.20pm on Saturday.

Shortly before 8.20pm, it was reported that the trio had entered a shop close to the junction of Wallasey Avenue and threatened staff before making off with a sum of cash and a quantity of cigarettes.

No-one was injured in the incident.

Two of the men are described as being aged in their late 20s and were wearing hooded tops.

Contact CID on the non-emergency number 101, or to provide information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.