Shop worker threatened with acid attack in robbery
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Shop worker threatened with acid attack in robbery

The incident occurred in north Belfast.

A thief barged into a premises on Oldpark Road in north Belfast on Saturday at 7.15pm.

A man - described as being around 30 years old, approximately 5’10” tall, of medium build, with dirty fair hair and a Southern Irish accent - entered a shop and threatened a female worker with a bottle of liquid he said was acid.

The worker in the shop managed to raise the alarm and the thief made away.

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The PSNI are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to contact Detectives in Musgrave Police Station on 101, quoting reference 978 05/01/19.

Alternatively information can be given to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.