Guard left shaken after armed robbery

A SECURITY guard was left badly shaken after an armed robbery near the Abbeycentre on Saturday, July 14.

Police are appealing for information following the cash delivery van robbery which happened in the Longwood Road area.

Shortly after 2.30pm two men, one armed with a knife, threatened the security guard before making off with a cash box containing a sum of money.

The two men then made off in a green coloured Ford Fiesta car.

Police said the security guard was not injured but had been left badly shaken following the incident.

Anyone who has any information or who witnessed the robbery is asked to contact detectives at Newtownabbey on 0845 600 8000. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information anonymously they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers.