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10 Aug 2022

Man arrested following post office robbery

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Gardai in Carlow arrested a man in his early 20s following a robbery at a premises yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon in Leighlinbridge.

Gardai in Carlow arrested a man in his early 20s following a robbery at a premises yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon in Leighlinbridge.

At approximately 12.10pm a lone male entered the post office on High Street and threatened a customer with a knife before escaping on foot with an amount of cash. The staff and customers were uninjured.

During a follow up operation a man aged in his 20s was arrested. He was taken to Carlow Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. He has been charged and will appear before Kilkenny District Court this morning at 10.30am in relation to the incident.

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