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Robbery at Twinbrook shop leaves staff shaken

Police are investigating

Police are appealing for information following the robbery at a shop in Twinbrook during which staff were threatened by two men, one of whom was armed with a screwdriver.

At 11am this morning two men entered the shop in the Jasmine Way area of Dunmurry, threatening staff and demanding money. They made off with a quantity of cigarettes and money.

The first male is described as being around 6ft tall, of slim build, wearing a light blue coat, grey shorts and white mask.

The second male is described as being around 5’9” in height, of slim build, wearing a black hooded top, black shorts and a knee bandage. He is believed to have a scar on his face.

Sinn Féin MLA Órlaithí Flynn said: “The staff are very shocked and shaken up after the incident.

“I would urge anyone who may have any information on what happened to bring it forward to the PSNI.”

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Musgrave Police Station on 101, quoting reference 619 13/08/20.

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