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.”