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Investigation started following the hijacking and robbery of a van in west Belfast

November 17, 2014, 6:15 pm

Detectives are investigating the hijacking and robbery of a cash and carry van in west Belfast.

DI Jenna Fitzpatrick explains: “Shortly before 2pm this afternoon it was reported that three men had stepped in front of a white Transit on Whiterock Road, forcing the vehicle to stop.

The males then forced a male passenger into the rear of the van and ordered the male driver to drive to Falls Park. At this location the robbers removed cash from the vehicle and made off.

The driver and passenger required treatment for shock but were not otherwise harmed during the incident.

Detectives are keen to hear from anyone who can identify the robbers or provide any information that could assist the investigation. The number to call is 101.”

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