Northern Ireland

Armed robbery at east Belfast fast food restaurant

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A member of staff has been threatened during an armed robbery at a fast food outlet in east Belfast.

It happened at 05:00 GMT on Monday as the man arrived for work at Connswater Retail Park.

He was ordered into the restaurant by the masked robber who is believed to have been carrying a gun.

The staff member handed over a sum of money before the robber left on a bicycle.

Police have appealed for information.