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Men armed with iron bar and knife steal cash from post office

Two men have been arrested by gardaí in connection with the incident.

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TWO MEN HAVE been arrested by gardaí investigating an armed robbery at a post office in Co Wexford.

At about 10.30am yesterday two men entered the post office in Bridgetown.

One was armed with a knife and the other was armed with an iron bar. They were dressed in high-vis clothing and motorcycle helmets.

The men demanded cash and threatened employees before leaving the premises with an undisclosed amount of money. They fled the scene in a black car.

Gardaí arrested two men, both aged in their 20s, in relation to this incident yesterday afternoon. They are both currently being detained at Wexford Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

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