Northern Ireland

Two armed robbers steal cigarettes in north Belfast

Cigarettes have been stolen from a shop in an armed robbery in north Belfast.

Just before 21:00 GMT on Saturday, two masked men, one of them armed with a knife, entered the shop on the Cliftonville Road.

They threatened two female members of staff with the knife. Neither woman was injured.

The robbers, one of the whom was wearing a cream jacket and blue jeans; the other dark clothing, then escaped towards Cliftonville Circus.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.