Armed robber threatens staff in Rathcoole shop

DETECTIVES are appealing for information after an armed robbery at a shop in the Rathcoole area on Monday night (December 12).

At around 9pm, it was reported that a man armed with a knife entered the shop on Rathcoole Drive.

He threatened staff before making off with a sum of cash.

The robber is described as being around 21 years old and was wearing gloves and a scarf to cover his face.

Anyone who has any information or who saw anything suspicious in the area is asked to contact Newtownabbey CID on 0845 600 8000.