Man charged over east Belfast robbery
Published Thursday, 19 September 2013
Police in Castlereagh have charged a 30-year-old man following the robbery of a shop in east Belfast.
Police investigating a shop robbery have made an arrest. (© UTV)
On Wednesday, at around 9.30pm a man armed with a knife threatened staff and made off with cash from the Saintfield Road shop.
He was described as being bald and wearing a navy hooded top with a scarf pulled up over his face.
Police attended immediately and with assistance from members of the public identified a suspect a short distance away and made an arrest.
A knife was recovered from a drain nearby.
The 30-year-old man has been charged with robbery and is due to appear at Newtownards Magistrates' Court on Friday.
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