A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a shop in Newtownabbey on Tuesday night, December 23.
A man armed with a knife entered the premises in the Abbey Trading Estate on Longwood Road shortly after 8.30pm.
He threatened a member of staff and forced him to open the safe, before making off with a sum of cash.
The arrested man was detained by police a short distance away and a sum of cash was recovered.
Detective Sergeant John McKendry has appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to get in touch with detectives at Newtownabbey CID on the non-emergency number, 101, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.