Hendron appalled at knifepoint robbery in East Belfast

Local Alliance Councillor Máire Hendron has condemned those involved in a knifepoint at a shop on the Castlereagh Roda in East Belfast which took place at around 6.45pm on Sunday evening.

Pottinger Councillor Máire Hendron said: “I am appalled at this incident. This must have been a very frightening experience and my thoughts are with the staff member subjected to this ordeal. We have seen a number of robberies at shops in the area in recent times and these incidents are having a devastating impact on local businesses and are very traumatic for staff too.

“The fact that a knife was brandished is deeply troubling and those involved must be caught as soon as possible. Anyone who can help police catch those behind this should contact police immediately.”


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