Northern Ireland

Man arrested after armed robbery of cash van in west Belfast

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Police in west Belfast are investigating an armed robbery of a cash in transit van in the Andersonstown Road area on Tuesday.

Shortly before 11:30 GMT a man carrying a knife approached a security guard and threatened him.

The man made off with a cash box. The security guard was not injured during the incident.

A 34-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in custody assisting police with their enquiries.