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Thursday 18 January 2018

Man arrested following armed robbery in shop

A man has been arrested following the robbery of a shop in Ennis, Co Clare
A man has been arrested following the robbery of a shop in Ennis, Co Clare

A man has been arrested following an armed robbery in a shop earlier today.

Staff at the shop on The Market in Ennis, Co Clare, were threatened by a man during the robbery which occurred at approximately 9.25am this morning.

The man was armed with a knife and the left the scene with a sum of money.

Nobody was injured during the robbery.

A passing garda patrol car were alerted to the robbery and arrested a 29-year-old man and recovered a knife a short distance away.

The man is currently detained in Ennis Garda Station.

Irish Independent

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