Northern Ireland

Stranmillis robbery: Armed gang steal cash from south Belfast shop

A gang, armed with a hammer and handgun, have robbed a shop in south Belfast.

It happened at about 20:10 GMT on Saturday in Stranmillis.

Two men jumped over the shop counter and began emptying the till, while a third man threatened staff with the gun.

After the robbery, one of the men fled the shop towards Stranmillis Park, while the other two ran off towards Sandhurst Gardens.

Police have said they would like anyone who saw a silver coloured car with three men onboard in the Stranmillis area to contact them.