Northern Ireland

Thief threatens staff with knife

A man with a knife has threatened staff at a fast food outlet in west Belfast.

He went into the takeaway restaurant on the Springfield Road at about 21:10 GMT on Sunday and stole a sum of money.

No-one was injured. Shortly before 02:00 GMT, a man with a knife threatened an assistant at a petrol station.

He did not get any money. Police are questioning a 20-year-old man in connection with the robberies.