Two men charged over armed robbery at north Belfast off-licence

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Two men have been charged in connection with an armed robbery at an off-licence in north Belfast. 

Two members of staff were threatened with a suspected firearm and cash and cigarettes were stolen after three men forced entry into the business on the Ballysillan Road on Monday. 

A 25 year old man has been charged with robbery, possession of a firearm or imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and 2 counts of possession of Class C controlled drug. 

A 20 year old man has been charged with possession of firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, robbery, possession of a Class B controlled drug and possession of a Class C controlled drug.

Both men are due to appear at Belfast Magistrates' Court today, Wednesday 27th November. 

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the PPS.

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