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Food outlet robbed in broad daylight this morning

Food outlet robbed in broad daylight this morning

Police are hunting an armed robber who struck brazenly at a busy market in Belfast this morning.

The man, who appeared to be armed with a gun, made off with cash from a till at around 9am.

A woman who was working in a food outlet was left in a distressed state after the robbery.

A man described as about 5ft 11” tall, of medium, stocky build and wearing a dark hoodie, coat and woollen hat entered the shop carrying what appeared to be a firearm, police said.

Detectives have appealed for information.

Det Sgt Moffett said: “We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident.

“A female member of staff was left distressed by the incident but did not require hospital treatment.”