Northern Ireland

Woman threatened during armed robbery in east Belfast

A woman has been threatened with a knife during an armed robbery at a supermarket in east Belfast.

A man entered the store on the Cregagh Road around 2100 BST on Friday and told the member of staff to open the till, while holding a knife to her throat.

The robber made off with a sum of cash towards the Woodstock Road.

The woman was unhurt but left very shaken by her ordeal. Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 0845 6008000.