Knife robber escapes with money in Ballymena

A KNIFE robber escaped with money from a till in Ballymena on Tuesday night.

Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a commercial premises in the Larne Road Link area of Ballymena on Tuesday 24th November.

At around 8:20pm on Tuesday evening, one man entered a commercial premises. He was reported to have been wearing a black puffer jacket with stripes on the hood and the right shoulder, a camouflage peak hat, blue jeans and white trainers. The man was also described to be around 5ft 7in and was carrying a kitchen knife.

The individual pointed the knife at the shop assistant telling them to open the till demanding money. He then left on foot with a sum of money in the direction of Harryville, police say.

Enquiries are ongoing and police would appeal for anyone who may have information to contact them on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1751 24/11/20.

A report can be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport.

Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime

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