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Man (30s) arrested after threatening staff with hammer during Meath robbery

He is due to appear before Trim District Court this morning.

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GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING AN aggravated robbery in Navan, Co Meath have charged a man in his 30s. 

At 3.20pm yesterday, a man entered a premises in Flowerhill wearing a mask and armed with a hammer. 

A garda spokesperson said he threatened staff and demanded cash before leaving the premises. 

Gardaí arrested a man in his early 30s in relation to this incident during a follow-up search last night. 

He was taken to Navan Garda Station and detained under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act, 1984. 

He has since been charged and is due to appear before Trim District Court this morning. 

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