DETECTIVES are quizzing a 25-year-old man over an armed robbery at a shop in Newtownabbey last night.
Police say a man armed with a knife entered the premises in the Abbey Trading Estate on Longwood Road shortly after 8.30pm.
He threatened a member of staff with the knife, forcing him to open the safe.
The robber then fled the scene with a sum of cash.
However, the suspect was detained by police a short distance away and a sum of money was recovered.
The PSNI has appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to contact detectives in Newtownabbey CID on the 101 non-emergency number.
Or if anyone would like to provide information anonymously they can contact Crimestoppers on freephone 0800 555 111.