Pizza delivery driver suffers injuries to face and hands after being robbed at knifepoint

A pizza delivery driver was robbed at knifepoint in the early hours of Sunday in the Lanntara area of Ballymena.

Detectives in Ballymena are appealing for witnesses following the report of a robbery in the Lanntara area in the early hours of this morning.

Detective Sergeant Lyttle said: “At approximately 2:30 am, a pizza delivery driver arrived at an address in the Lanntara area, he was approached by two males, one armed with a knife, who assaulted him and held the knife close to his face.

“They made off with a sum of cash, a pizza hot box and two pizzas. The driver suffered minor injuries to his face and hands.

“The men are described as being in their mid-20s, wearing tracksuits and spoke with local accents.

“Enquiries are continuing and we are appealing to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area to contact Police/detectives in Ballymena on 101, quoting reference number 349 of 28/07/19.”

Alternatively, 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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