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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 8°C
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# Pollerton
Gardaí arrest man over armed robbery of Carlow business
The man threatened staff members and demanded cash from a business premises on Saturday night.

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a man over an armed robbery at a business in Co Carlow on Saturday night.

Around 9pm, a masked man entered a business premises in Pollerton armed with a firearm.

He threatened staff members and demanded cash from the person behind the counter.

The man left the scene with a large sum of cash.

Nobody was injured.

Gardaí searched a property in Carlow town under warrant yesterday evening and arrested a man in his 60s.

He was detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.

Gardaí found a firearm and cash during the search.

Investigations are ongoing.

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