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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Teenager arrested following robbery of three youths in Shannon

Published 18/05/2014 | 13:40

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An 18-year-old was arrested a short time later in the area
An 18-year-old was arrested a short time later in the area

Gardaí at Shannon have arrested an 18 year-old man following the robbery of three youths in Shannon yesterday.

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The incident which occurred at at Drumgeely, Shannon yesterday took place at 7.30pm when the man, armed with a knife, threatened the three youths and stole a small amount of cash from them.

No-one was injured in the incident.

An 18-year-old was arrested a short time later in the area, while a knife and cash was also recovered.

He was detained under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Shannon Garda Station and released later without charge.

A file is being prepared for the DPP.

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