Pensioner critical after robbery in west Belfast

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A 75-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after a robbery at a convenience store in west Belfast.

It happened at premises in Cavendish Street after 1430 BST on Monday.

The pensioner received medical treatment at the scene before being transferred to hospital.

A man was arrested nearby. Police are working to establish what happened and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.