Published Saturday, 29 December 2012
The man said he had a gun but didn't produce it. (© UTV)
The attack happened at around 8.10pm on the Ormeau Road on Friday.
Police said the man went in and told staff he had a firearm but never produced it.
He then made off with cigarettes and money. No-one was hurt.
The man was described as being about 30, slim with dark hair and wore a blue hooded tracksuit top with white stripes on the arms, blue faded jeans and white trainers.
Anyone with information has been asked to contact the PSNI.