Northern Ireland

Armed robbery foiled by customer

A customer has foiled an armed robbery at a video rental store in Bangor, County Down.

A masked man armed with a gun entered the shop at the Bloomfield shopping centre on Monday evening.

He pointed a gun at a member of staff and demanded money, but the customer jumped over the shop counter and disarmed him.

The robber was restrained until police arrived at the scene. A 37-year-old man has been arrested.