25 February 2006

Up to £200,000 stolen in Belfast bank raid

RTÉ

24 February 2006 22:32

Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Police in Northern Ireland are investigating a bank robbery in Belfast in which up to £200,000 was stolen.

Police were alerted to the robbery at Carlisle Circus at around 10am today.

It is understood that a family member of an employee at the Ulster Bank was held hostage during the raid.

At this stage police sources cannot confirm whether there had been any paramilitary involvement.

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