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Man arrested and charged over armed robbery at shop in Dundalk

The man in his 20s is due in court this morning.

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GARDAÍ HAVE CHARGED a man in his 20s in connection with an armed robbery at a business premises in Dundalk, Louth yesterday morning. 

Shortly after 8am, a man entered a shop on Carrickmacross Road armed with a hammer. 

He threatened staff and demanded money from the till. 

He fled the scene with a sum of cash. 

Following inquiries, gardaí arrested a man and woman – both aged in their 20s – at a residence in Dundalk yesterday afternoon. 

They were to taken to Dundalk Garda Staton where they were detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. 

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The woman was subsequently released without charge.

The man is due to appear before a sitting of Dundalk District Court later this morning.

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