Robbery victim threatened with metal bar

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Police are appealing for information after a man was threatened with a metal bar during a street robbery in the Shore Road area this morning (Tuesday July 29.)

Shortly before 10.30am a man in his twenties was walking along the Shore Road close to Bawnmore when he was approached by two men on bicycles.

One of the men threatened the man with a metal bar, demanding he hand over his phone and wallet. After these were handed over, the men made off in the direction of Belfast.

The men are described as being in their early twenties. One was wearing a white top and light-coloured denim jeans, the other a black tracksuit.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information to contact them at Newtownabbey Police Station on the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.