Hendron disgusted at East Belfast bookmakers robbery

Pottinger Alliance Party Councillor Maíre Hendron has condemned those involved in the robbery of a bookmakers in East Belfast. One of the two perpetrators was carrying what was though to be a hammer and the robbery took place at the premises on the Newtownards Road around 7.40pm yesterday evening.

Local Councillor Maíre Hendron said: “This must have been a particularly harrowing experience for the staff who were there at the time. My thoughts are with them as they come to terms with and recover from this ordeal.

“These thugs need to be caught and must face the full rigours of the law. This despicable incident has shocked the community in the area.

“Anyone who can help police to catch the perpetrators has a duty to contact them immediately.”


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