Police have arrested three people in connection with a robbery in the Trinity Terrace area of Lisburn.

Detective Inspector Bell said: “Officers received a report shortly after 4.40pm on Wednesday afternoon, 11th October that a white-coloured car had stopped with a woman.

“A man and woman exited the car and the victim was pulled into a nearby alleyway. She was threatened with a knife and sustained cuts to her face.

“Her mobile phone and a sum of money were also stolen by the suspects. Police arrested a 32-year-old man on Tuesday, 17th October on suspicion of robbery.

“He was later released on bail to allow for further enquiries to take place. Meanwhile, officers arrested another 32-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman today, Thursday 19th October, in connection with the investigation.   

“They both remain in custody at this time, assisting with enquiries. Detectives also carried out a search of a property in the North Road area of east Belfast this afternoon in relation to the investigation. Nothing was seized as a result of the search.

“Enquiries remain ongoing and anyone who has mobile, dash-cam or CCTV footage that could help our investigation is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1259 11/10/23.”

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org