A 30-year-old man has been arrested following an armed robbery in south Belfast.

It happened at around 10.45pm on Friday, at a post office on the Ormeau Road.

According to police, a man armed with a bottle, robbed the post office before fleeing with a sum of cash.

Police later located a man matching the suspect’s description in University Street. He ran from police but officers gave chase and he was detained in Lavinia Square.

The man remains in custody.

Police are appealing for information.

Belfast Telegraph Digital

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