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Betting shop staff threatened at gunpoint by lone raider

The man was armed with what’s believed to have been a handgun.

Henry Street, Newbridge
Henry Street, Newbridge
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GARDAÍ IN NEWBRIDGE, Co Kildare, are appealing for information, after a lone raider staged a hold up at a bookies in the town last night.

The man entered the premises on Henry Street at around 9.30pm, threatened staff and made off with a sum of cash, a garda spokesperson confirmed.

He was armed with what’s believed to have been a handgun.

No one was injured in the course of the incident, and no shots were fired.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Newbridge Garda Station on 045 440 180.

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