Northern Ireland

Robber tries to stab cash driver

An armed robber has tried to stab a cash delivery driver in west Belfast.

The man and an accomplice escaped with a substantial sum of money after the robbery on the Suffolk Road, which happened at about 1145 BST on Saturday.

The man who tried to stab the driver ran off towards Lenadoon estate, while the other robber escaped in a red Volkswagen Polo.

The man on foot was about 6ft 2ins tall, heavyset with a moustache.

He was wearing a baseball cap, grey-blue hooded-top and jeans.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.