Two men expected to appear in court charged in connection with post office robbery
Published 02/05/2016 | 14:11
Two men are expected to appear in court this afternoon charged in connection with a robbery at a post office in Carlow on Saturday.
The two men, who are both in their late 20s, are expected to appear before a sitting of Carlow District Court at 4pm.
They will be charged in connection with a robbery at a post office in Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow.
At around 9.45am on Saturday, a man armed with a hammer entered the post office and threatened staff before leaving the scene with an amount of cash and a computer hard drive.
The staff member was not physically injured during the raid, a garda spokesperson said.
During follow up searches gardaí arrested two men at a wooded area near Leighlinbridge a number of hours later.
They were both detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Carlow Garda Station as part of the investigation.