Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following the report of a robbery at a service station on Antrim Road, Belfast yesterday, Friday, 14 August.

At approximately 10.00pm it was reported that a man, armed with a knife entered the premises.   He demanded a member of staff open the till.  Two staff members tried to exit the premises, however the suspect grabbed one of them by the arm leaving red marks to her wrist.  Both managed to leave the premises.  The suspect remained in the store and stole a sum of cash before leaving.

Both members of staff have been left extremely traumatised by their ordeal.

Detective Sergeant Natalie Moore would appeal to anyone who noticed this male either before or after the incident to contact detectives at Musgrave on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 2275 14/08/20, or submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via   You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at