Northern Ireland

Cash box stolen from security guard on Ormeau Road in Belfast

Scene of robbery on Ormeau Road
Image caption 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.