Northern Ireland

Pink pillowcase robber targets Belfast off-licence

The robber wore a pillowcase on his head
Image caption The robber wore a pillowcase on his head

A Belfast off-licence has been robbed by a man with a baseball bat wearing a pink pillowcase over his head.

The man went into the shop on Cromac Street at about 17:30 BST on Monday and demanded money.

He stole cash and bottles of vodka, then escaped on a red bicycle. No-one was injured during the incident.

The robber was described as being in his mid 20s, of average build and about 5ft 8ins tall.

He was wearing a fluorescent green hooded top with an Adidas logo, charcoal coloured jogging bottoms and dark coloured trainers.

Police have appealed for information.