Northern Ireland

Newtownards robbery: Masked men threaten elderly couple at knifepoint

An elderly couple have been left badly shaken after being robbed at knifepoint by two masked men in Newtownards, County Down.

It happened on Saturday at about 08:30 BST while they were walking in Shackleton Walk.

The robbers threatened the couple with a knife and stole the woman's handbag.

The men are believed to have been wearing dark clothing and balaclavas over their heads.

Police have appealed for information.

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