Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an armed robbery at commercial premises at the Rosetta Road area of Belfast last night (Thursday 21st October).
Detective Sergeant Natalie Moore said: “Shortly before 10:50pm, it was reported that two men aged in their 50s entered a shop in the area.
“It was reported that one of the men produced a knife and ushered the three staff members behind the till and demanded both money and cigarettes.
“The men then made off on foot from the shop with both a sum of money and a quantity of cigarettes, in the direction of the Mount Merrion Park area of following the incident.
“There were no reports of any injuries to either the staff members or a customer, who was also inside the shop, following the incident.
“One of the men is described as wearing a blue facemask and a dark coloured hooded jacket with a white logo on it.
“The second male is described as wearing a grey/blue coloured hooded top and a beanie style hat.
“Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 1917 21/10/21.
A report can also be submitted online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”