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Masked men armed with knife rob business premises

Police are investigating a robbery on the Ballysillan Road in Belfast
Mairead Holland

TWO masked men armed with a knife made off with a sum of money after threatening a member of staff at business premises in Belfast on Wednesday night.

The incident took place on the Ballysillan Road shortly before 9.40pm.

A member of staff was uninjured.

One of the robbers is described as 6ft tall and was wearing a black puffer jacket with the hood up, a grey scarf covering his face, light woolly gloves and dark tracksuit bottoms. He is around 20 years of age and of thin build.

The other man is described as 5ft 7in' tall with a black and grey hooded jacket, also wearing a grey scarf over his face and a light coloured baseball cap. He is around 16 years of age and also of thin build.

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