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Two teenage girls robbed at knifepoint in Ballymena

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of a robbery at the Ballymoney Road area of Ballymena on Saturday 11 December.

Detective Sergeant Crothers said:

"At around 5:40pm, it was reported that two 15 year old girls were approached at a bus stop in the area by a man armed with a knife who demanded money from them. The male made off with a small sum of cash on foot, with the girls left uninjured but badly shaken.

"The male is described as being aged in his 40s, of heavy build, 5"6' in height, with balding dark, brown hair and stubble around his face. He was reportedly wearing a dark, blue woolly jumper and blue denim jeans. The man is reported to have spoken with a local accent.

"Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone with any information in relation to the incident to contact detectives in Ballymena on 101, quoting reference number 1473 11/12/21. A report can also be submitted online

using our non-emergency reporting form via

“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http: //!."


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