Northern Ireland

Police investigate Armed robbery at Newtownabbey store

Police jeep
Image caption The robbery took place on Monday morning

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a computer store in Newtownabbey.

An employee was approached by two masked men while unlocking the store on Longwood Road at 07:30 GMT on Monday.

He was forced to hand over money from the safe. The robbers tied him to a chair before they made their escape, but he managed to sound the alarm a short time later.

Police are keen to hear from anyone with information about the crime.