Police appeal after attempted robbery

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Larne police are appealing for information after an attempted robbery in the town centre on Tuesday, May 14.

At around 9.55am at a shop on Point Street, a man demanded money from a member of staff while brandishing a knife. The male, who police said was “possibly a teenager”, is described as being around five feet five inches in height and dressed in a grey jogging bottoms with red stripes down each leg.

Police believe the culprit fled the scene without any cash and enquiries are continuing.

Anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident and can help is asked to call Larne detectives on 0845 600 8000. Or, if you would prefer to provide information without giving your details, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.