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C DISTRICT: Robbery - Cregagh Road, Castlereagh

03 Dec 2012

Detectives in Castlereagh are appealing for information following a robbery in the Cregagh Road area on the evening of Sunday 2 December.

At approximately 8.30pm, a woman had her handbag taken by a masked man. The handbag was found discarded a short time later in the Downshire Park area. A sum of cash had been taken. The woman, aged in her 30s, was not injured in the incident but was left shaken.

The man is described as being approximately 5'9" tall and was of stocky build. He was wearing a black balaclava, black raincoat and black trousers.

Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact CID in Castlereagh on 0845 600 8000. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.