Long concern at East Belfast attempted robbery incident

East Belfast Alliance MP Naomi Long has expressed concerns after an attempted robbery near a newsagents at Greenway in the Cregagh area this morning. Police fired a shot and no injuries have been reported.

Naomi Long MP said: “This is a deeply worrying and very serious incident and comes after a number of robberies in the area in recent times. Local people will be shocked at this latest incident.

“I would encourage anyone with any information on this or who may have witnessed the incident to contact the police and Police Ombudsman immediately to assist them with their investigations into this incident.”

Local Councillor Michael Long said: “It is very frustrating to see businesses going about their everyday work being targeted by robbers. We would encourage people who may have information to assist the investigation into this incident.”


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