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Armed robbery at city bookmakers

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There has been an armed robbery at a bookmakers in west Belfast.

Two men armed with guns entered the Ladbrooks premises on the Springfield Road at about 2020 BST on Monday and demanded money from staff.

The pair, both thought to be in their early 20s and wearing balaclavas and football scarves, made off with a small sum of money.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the robbery to contact them.

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