Northern Ireland

Woman punched in robbery at East Bridge Street, Belfast

A woman has been punched during a robbery in Belfast on Thursday afternoon.

The woman was walking along East Bridge Street shortly before 16:30 GMT when a man approached her, punched her on the ear and stole her mobile phone.

The victim suffered minor injuries in the attack.

Detectives have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed it, or who has any information, to contact them on 0845 600 8000.