Northern Ireland

Woman robbed at Belfast church hall

A woman has been robbed by a youth armed with a knife at a church hall in Belfast, police have said.

It happened in Townsend Street in the west of the city on Monday morning.

The woman, aged in her 50s, had money and her car keys taken from her by a male youth.

He then took her car, which was later found burnt out on Springfield Road. The woman was left shocked, but was otherwise unharmed.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the robbery to contact them.