Cash box stolen from security guard on Ormeau Road in Belfast

Scene of robbery on Ormeau Road The robbery happened at this shop on the Ormeau Road on Sunday morning

A sum of money has been stolen from a cash delivery van during an armed robbery in south Belfast.

A security guard was threatened by a man believed to be carrying a gun outside the Centra on the Ormeau Road about 08:00 BST on Sunday.

The man took a cash box and drove off in a silver-coloured car. It was later found in Florida Street.

The security guard was left shaken but uninjured.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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