Northern Ireland

Attempted armed robbery in scrapyard in Mallusk

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery in Newtownabbey.

A man with a handgun went into a scrapyard on the Trench Road in Mallusk at 1430 BST on Friday.

The robber demanded money from an employee, but made off after being disturbed by other members of staff who chased him off the premises.

The man is described as being in his early 20s, and was wearing a white jumper, black hat and overalls.