Tuesday 24 October 2017

Man arrested in connection with attempted service station raid

Ralph Riegel

Ralph Riegel

GARDAI arrested a young man in connection with an attempted raid on a service station in Cork.

The incident occurred around 7pm tonight at a filling station in Mallow, just off the Cork-Limerick road.

Staff became suspicious of a man who entered the premises and alerted gardai.

Uniformed officers were at the scene within minutes of the man suddenly demanding the takings from staff.

The man was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act and taken to Mallow Garda Station for questioning.

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