Northern Ireland

Third man arrested over Belfast robbery attempt

Police fired a shot during the attempted robbery in east Belfast
Image caption Police fired a shot during the attempted robbery in east Belfast

A third man has been arrested following the attempted robbery of a delivery van in east Belfast on Tuesday.

Two men appeared in Newtownards Magistrates Court on Friday charged in connection with the incident at a newsagents in the Cregagh estate.

Police fired a shot during the incident but no-one was injured.

Detectives have renewed an appeal for information and want to talk to the occupants of a dark blue taxi believed to have been in the area at the time.