'postmen' assault two women during gunpoint robbery

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By David Hunter

Two women have been assaulted and tied up at a commercial premesis in West Belfast.

Three men dressed as postmen and armed with a gun entered an office in The Cutts area of Dunmurry this afternoon. 

The gang made off with a sum of cash. 

Both victims were left badly shaken with minor injuries.

Detective Sergeant Melanie McGrory said: “Three men, dressed as postmen and one armed with a suspected firearm, entered the office premises at around 1pm. 

"The males assaulted two female members of staff before tying them up and making off with a sum of money. 

"One of the suspects was described as being around 6’ tall, of slim build, aged in his 30’s with piercing green eyes and pale skin.
 
“ I am appealing to anyone who was in the The Cutts area of Dunmurry at the time of the robbery and who may have noticed anything suspicious to contact detectives."

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